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Encyclopedia > U.S. Senate election, 1922
Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, Farmer-Labor pickup in orange
Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, Farmer-Labor pickup in orange

The U.S. Senate election, 1922 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of Republican President Warren G. Harding's term. With the Republicans divided between conservative and progressive factions, the Democrats gained five net seats from the Republicans while the Farmer-Labor party gained one. The Republicans retained their Senate majority. Image File history File links Us_senate_result_1922. ... Image File history File links Us_senate_result_1922. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923) was an American politician and the 29th President of the United States, serving from 1921 to 1923, when he became the sixth president to die in office. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Farmer-Labor Party was a political party of Minnesota. ...


The Republicans defeated Gilbert M. Hitchcock (D-NE) and Atlee Pomerene (D-OH), but the Democrats took one open seat in Indiana and defeated seven Republican incumbents: Atlee Pomerene (December 6, 1863 _ November 12, 1937) was a Democratic politician from Ohio. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ...

Henrik Shipstead (FL-MN) also defeated incumbent Frank B. Kellogg (R-MN). Thomas Coleman du Pont (1863–1930) was an American engineer, and politician, from Greenville, Delaware in New Castle County. ... Joseph France Joseph Irvin France (b. ... Charles Elroy Townsend (August 15, 1856–August 3, 1924) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. ... William Musgrave Calder (March 3, 1869 - March 3, 1945) was a United States politician from New York State. ... Henrik Shipstead (January 8, 1881 – June 26, 1960) was an American politician. ... Frank Billings Kellogg (December 22, 1856 – December 21, 1937) was an American politician and statesman. ...


Senate contests in 1922

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Arizona Henry F. Ashurst Democrat Re-elected, 65.0 - 35.0 James H. McClintock (Republican)
California Hiram W. Johnson Republican Re-elected, 62.2 - 23.8 - 7.8 - 6.3 William J. Pearson (Democrat)
H. Clay Needham (Independent)
Upton Sinclair (Socialist)
Connecticut George P. McLean Republican Re-elected, 52.3 - 45.5 Thomas J. Spellacy (Democrat)
Delaware T. Coleman du Pont Republican Defeated, 49.8 - 49.4 Thomas F. Bayard, Jr. (Democrat)
Florida Park Trammell Democrat Re-elected, 88.0 - 11.7 W. C. Lawson (Independent)
Georgia1 Thomas E. Watson Democrat Deceased: Democrat victory, unopposed Walter F. George (Democrat)
Indiana Harry S. New Republican Defeated in primary: Democrat victory, 50.9 - 47.8 Samuel M. Ralston (Democrat)
Albert J. Beveridge (Republican)
Iowa2 Charles A. Rawson Republican Retired: Republican victory, 63.1 - 36.9 Smith W. Brookhart (Republican)
Clyde L. Herring (Democrat)
Maine Frederick Hale Republican Re-elected, 57.5 - 42.5 Oakley C. Curtis (Democrat)
Maryland Joseph I. France Republican Defeated, 52.6 - 45.6 William Cabell Bruce (Democrat)
Massachusetts Henry Cabot Lodge Republican Re-elected, 47.6 - 46.8 William A. Gaston (Democrat)
Michigan Charles E. Townsend Republican Defeated, 50.6 - 48.4 Woodbridge N. Ferris (Democrat)
Minnesota Frank B. Kellogg Republican Defeated, 47.1 - 35.0 - 17.9 Henrik Shipstead (Farmer-Labor)
Anna D. Olesen (Democrat)
Mississippi John S. Williams Democrat Retired: Democrat victory, unopposed Hubert D. Stephens (Democrat)
Missouri James A. Reed Democrat Re-elected, 51.9 - 47.3 R. R. Brewster (Republican)
Montana Henry L. Myers Democrat Retired: Democrat victory, 55.4 - 43.6 Burton K. Wheeler (Democrat)
Carl W. Riddick (Republican)
Nebraska Gilbert M. Hitchcock Democrat Defeated, 56.8 - 38.2 Robert B. Howell (Republican)
Nevada Key Pittman Democrat Re-elected, 62.8 - 37.2 Charles S. Chandler (Republican)
New Jersey Joseph S. Freylinghuysen Republican Defeated, 54.9 - 44.1 Edward I. Edwards (Democrat)
New Mexico Andrieus A. Jones Democrat Re-elected, 55.2 - 44.1 S. B. Davis, Jr. (Republican)
New York William M. Calder Republican Defeated, 52.6 - 41.0 Royal S. Copeland (Democrat)
North Dakota Porter J. McCumber Republican Defeated in primary: Republican victory, 79.6 - 47.7 Lynn J. Frazier (Republican)
J. F. T. O'Connor (Democrat)
Ohio Atlee Pomerene Democrat Defeated, 50.9 - 47.7 Simeon D. Fess (Republican)
Pennsylvania3 David A. Reed Republican Re-elected, 86.1 - 6.0 - 5.6 Rachel C. Robinson (Independent)
William J. VanEssen (Socialist)
Pennsylvania4 George W. Pepper Republican Re-elected, 57.6 - 32.9 Fred B. Kerr (Democrat)
Rhode Island Peter G. Gerry Democrat Re-elected, 52.2 - 43.4 R. Livingston Beeckman (Republican)
Tennessee Kenneth D. McKellar Democrat Re-elected, 68.0 - 32.0 Newell Sanders (Republican)
Texas Charles A. Culberson Democrat Defeated in primary: Democrat victory, 66.6 - 33.4 Earle B. Mayfield (Democrat)
George E. B. Peddy (Republican)
Utah William H. King Democrat Re-elected, 48.6 - 48.2 Ernest Bamberger (Republican)
Vermont Caroll S. Page Republican Retired: Republican victory, 67.9 - 32.1 Frank L. Greene (Republican)
William B. Mayo (Democrat)
Virginia Claude A. Swanson Democrat Re-elected, 71.9 - 26.5 J. W. McGavock (Republican)
Washington Miles Poindexter Republican Defeated, 44.2 - 43.0 - 12.0 Clarence C. Dill (Democrat)
James A. Duncan (Farmer-Labor)
West Virginia Howard Sutherland Republican Defeated, 51.2 - 47.6 Matthew M. Neely (Democrat)
Wisconsin Robert M. La Follette Republican Re-elected, 80.6 - 16.6 Jesse J. Hooper (Independent)
Wyoming John B. Kendrick Democrat Re-elected, 57.3 - 42.7 F. W. Mondell (Republican)

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Ehrlich (R) Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296,486 (19th)  - Density 165 /km² (5th) Admission... Joseph France Joseph Irvin France (b. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... William C. Bruce William Cabell Bruce (b. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney (R) Official languages English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ... Henry Cabot Lodge (May 12, 1850 – November 9, 1924), was a Republican statesman and noted historian. ... 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State nickname: Silver State, Battle Born State (official) Other U.S. States Capital Carson City Largest city Las Vegas Governor Kenny Guinn (R) Official languages None Area 286,367 km² (7th)  - Land 284,396 km²  - Water 1,971 km² (0. ... Key Pittman (September 19, 1872 - November 10, 1940) was a Senator from Nevada. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... State nickname: The Garden State Other U.S. States Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D)Acting Official languages None defined Area 22,608 km² (47th)  - Land 19,231 km²  - Water 3,378 km² (14. ... 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The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Clarence Cleveland Dill (September 21, 1884 January 14, 1978) was an American politician from the state of Washington. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Farmer-Labor Party was a political party of Minnesota. ... State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin (D) Official languages English Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Matthew Neely Matthew M. Neely (b. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... State nickname: Badger State State motto: Forward Other U.S. States Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Governor Jim Doyle (D) Official languages None Area 169,790 km² (23rd)  - Land 140,787 km²  - Water 28,006 km² (17%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,453,896 (18th)  - Density 38. ... Robert M. La Follette can refer to two United States politicians. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... State nickname: Equality State Other U.S. States Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Governor Dave Freudenthal (D) Official languages English Area 253,554 km² (10th)  - Land 251,706 km²  - Water 1,851 km² (0. ... Senator from Wyoming; born near Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Tex. ... 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2 special election held due to resignation of William S. Kenyon (R-IA), who became a federal judge. William S. Kenyon ( June 10, 1869 - September 9, 1933) represented the state of Iowa in the United States Senator from 1911 to 1922. ...


3 special election held due to death of Philander C. Knox (R-PA) Philander C. Knox Philander Chase Knox (May 6, 1853–October 12, 1921) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Attorney General and U.S. Senator and was Secretary of State from 1909-1913. ...


4 special election held due to death of Boies Penrose (R-PA) Boies Penrose (1860-1921) was just about the most talented,dysfunctional and the most corrupt political boss that ever walked across the Urban American political landscape. ...


See also

The U.S. House election, 1922 was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1922 which occurred in the middle of President Warren G. Hardings term. ...

Senate composition before and after elections

67th Congress Senate Composition   68th Congress Senate Composition
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
Color Key: Republicans Democrats Farmer-Labor


Dates of Sessions 1921-1923 Major Political Events Officers Senate President pro tempore - Albert B. Cummins House of Representatives Speaker of the House - Frederick H. Gillett Members of the Sixty-seventh United States Congress Senate Henry F. Ashurst, Democrat, Arizona Lewis H. Ball, Republican, Delaware Thomas F. Bayard, Jr. ... Dates of Sessions 1923-1925 Major Political Events Officers Senate President pro tempore - Albert B. Cummins House of Representatives Speaker of the House - Frederick H. Gillett Members of the Sixty-seventh United States Congress Senate Alva B. Adams, Democrat, Colorado Henry F. Ashurst, Democrat, Arizona Lewis H. Ball, Republican, Delaware... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Farmer-Labor Party was a political party of Minnesota. ...

U.S. Senate elections

1914 | 1916 | 1920 | 1922 | 1924 | 1926 | 1928 | 1930 | 1932 | 1934 | 1936 | 1938 | 1940 | 1942 | 1944 | 1946 | 1948 | 1950 | 1952 | 1954 | 1956 | 1958 | 1960 | 1962 | 1964 | 1966 | 1968 | 1970 | 1972 | 1974 | 1976 | 1978 | 1980 | 1982 | 1984 | 1986 | 1988 | 1990 | 1992 | 1994 | 1996 | 1998 | 2000 | 2002 | 2004 | 2006 | 2008 | 2010 Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... With the passage of the 17th Amendment in 1913, the U.S. Senate election of 1914 was the first time that all senators were popularly elected instead of chosen by their state legislatures. ... The U.S. Senate election, 1916 was an election that coincided with the re-elected of Democrat President Woodrow Wilson. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1920 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the election of Warren G. Harding as President. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1924 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the re-election of Republican President Calvin Coolidge. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1926 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of Republican President Calvin Coolidges second term. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1928 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the election of Republican Herbert Hoover as President. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, simultaneous Republican hold and Democratic pickup in dark purple The U.S. Senate election, 1930 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of Republican President... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1932 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with Democrat Franklin Delano Roosevelts crushing defeat of incumbent Herbert Hoover in the presidential... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, simultaneous hold in purple, Farmer-Labor hold in orange, Progressive hold in green The U.S. Senate election, 1934 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, Independent hold in yellow, Farmer-Labor hold in orange The U.S. Senate election, 1936 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the re-election of Franklin... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1938 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of Franklin Delano Roosevelts second term. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, Progressive hold in green The U.S. Senate election, 1940 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to his third term... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, simultaneous hold in purple The U.S. Senate election, 1942 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred midway through Franklin Delano Roosevelts third term as President. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1944 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the reelection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to his fourth term as President. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1946 was an election for the United States Senate in the middle of Democratic President Harry Trumans first term. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1948 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the election of Democratic President Harry Truman for a full term. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1950 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of Harry Trumans second term as President. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1952 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the election of Dwight D. Eisenhower to the presidency by a large margin. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1954 was an election for the United States Senate which was a midterm election in the first term of Dwight D. Eisenhowers presidency. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1956 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with Dwight D. Eisenhower re-election. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1958 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of President Dwight D. Eisenhowers second term. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1960 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the election of John F. Kennedy as president. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, simultaneous hold marked in light purple, Republican hold and Democratic pickup marked in dark purple. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1964 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the re-election of President Lyndon Baines Johnson by an overwhelming majority. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, simultaneous hold in purple The U.S. Senate election, 1966 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred midway through the term of President Lyndon Baines Johnson. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1968 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the 1968 presidential election. ... Results -- Conservative pickups in orange, Independent pickups in yellow, Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1970 was an election for the United States Senate which was a midterm election in the term of... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1972 was an election for the United States Senate coinciding with the landslide re-election of Richard M. Nixon. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1974 was an election for the United States Senate held in the wake of the Watergate scandal, Richard M. Nixons resignation from the presidency, and... Results -- Independent holds in light yellow, Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1976 was an election for the United States Senate that coincided with Democrat Jimmy Carters election to the presidency. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1978 was an election for the United States Senate in the middle of Democratic President Jimmy Carters term. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1980 was an election for the United States Senate that coincided with Ronald W. Reagans election to the presidency. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1982 was an election for the United States Senate following the Republican gains in 1980. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1984 was an election for the United States Senate that coincided with Ronald Reagans landslide re-election as President. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1986 was an election for the United States Senate in the middle of Ronald Reagans second presidential term. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1988 was an election for the United States Senate in which, in spite of the Republican victory by George Herbert Walker Bush in the presidential election... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1990 was an election for the United States Senate in which the Democratic Party increased its majority with a net gain of one seat from the... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1992 was an election for the United States Senate in which the victory of Bill Clinton in the presidential election was not accompanied by major Democratic... Republican holds in light red, Republican pickup in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue. ... Republican hold in light red, Republican pickup in dark red, Democratic hold in light blue, Democratic pickup in dark blue. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1998 was a roughly even contest between the Republican and Democratic parties. ... Republican hold in light red, Republican pickup in dark red, Democratic hold in light blue, Democratic pickup in dark blue. ... Republican hold in light red, Republican pickup in dark red, Democratic hold in light blue, Democratic pickup in dark blue. ... Results -- light red represents Republican holds, dark red Republican pickups, light blue Democratic holds, dark blue Democratic pickups. ... Seats up for election. ... Elections for the United States Senate will be held on November 4, 2008, with 33 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested. ... Elections to the United States Senate will be held on November 2, 2010, with 34 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested. ...


 
 

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