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Encyclopedia > U.S. Senate election, 1964
Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups 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, 1964 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the re-election of President Lyndon Baines Johnson by an overwhelming majority. His Democratic Party picked up a net two seats from the Republicans. As of 2005, this is the last time either party has had a two-thirds majority in the Senate, although with a Democratic president the ability to override a veto or impeach a President was not particularly relevant. Image File history File links U.S. Senate results -- Republican pickups in dark red, Republican holds in light red, Democratic pickups in dark blue, Democratic holds in light blue made by me File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this... Image File history File links U.S. Senate results -- Republican pickups in dark red, Republican holds in light red, Democratic pickups in dark blue, Democratic holds in light blue made by me File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this... 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. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Lyndon Baines Johnson ( August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician. ... 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. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... The word veto comes from Latin and literally means I forbid. ... Impeachment is the process by which a legislative body formally levels charges against a high official of government. ...


Democrats defeated Republican incumbents Edwin L. Mechem (R-NM), Kenneth B. Keating (R-NY), and James Glenn Beall (R-MD), while Republicans defeated incumbent Pierre Salinger (D-CA). James Glenn Beall James Glenn Beall (b. ... Pierre Salinger. ...


Notable freshmen included future Vice President and presidential candidate Walter Mondale (D-MN), appointed to the seat left vacant by newly elected Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, and future presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY), former attorney general and brother of the assassinated President John F. Kennedy. The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest executive official of the United States government, the person who is a heartbeat from the presidency. As first in the presidential line of succession, the Vice President becomes the new President of the United States upon the death, resignation... Walter Frederick Fritz Mondale (born January 5, 1928) is an American politician and member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. ... Hubert Horatio Humphrey II (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was the 38th Vice President of the United States, twice served as a United States Senator from Minnesota and was mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Robert Kennedy . Robert Francis Bobby Kennedy, also called RFK (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy, and was appointed by his brother as Attorney General for his administration. ... Order: 35th President Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson Term of office: January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963 Preceded by: Dwight D. Eisenhower Succeeded by: Lyndon B. Johnson Date of birth: May 29, 1917 Place of birth: Brookline, Massachusetts Date of death: November 22, 1963 Place of death: Dallas, Texas First...


In 1966, Republican Robert P. Griffin was appointed to the vacancy left by the death of Patrick V. McNamara (D-MI). This is not reflected in the party balances below. 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... Robert Paul Griffin (born November 6, 1923) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. ... Patrick Vincent McNamara (October 4, 1894–April 30, 1966) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. ...


Senate contests in 1964

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Arizona Barry Goldwater Republican Retired: Republican victory, 51.4 - 48.6 Paul Fannin (Republican)
Roy Elson (Democrat)
California Pierre Salinger Democrat Defeated, 51.5 - 48.5 George Murphy (Republican)
Connecticut Thomas J. Dodd Democrat Re-elected, 64.6 - 35.3 John Lodge (Republican)
Delaware John J. Williams Republican Re-elected, 51.7 - 48.3 Elbert N. Carvel (Democrat)
Florida Spessard L. Holland Democrat Re-elected, 63.9 - 36.0 Claude R. Kirk, Jr. (Republican)
Hawaii Hiram L. Fong Republican Re-elected, 53.0 - 46.4 Thomas P. Gill (Democrat)
Indiana Vance Hartke Democrat Re-elected, 54.3 - 45.3 D. Russell Bontrager (Republican)
Maine Edmund S. Muskie Democrat Re-elected, 66.6 - 33.4 Clifford G. McIntyre (Republican)
Maryland James Glenn Beall Republican Defeated, 62.8 - 37.2 Joseph D. Tydings (Democrat)
Massachusetts Edward M. Kennedy Democrat Re-elected, 74.3 - 25.4 Howard Whitmore, Jr. (Republican)
Michigan Philip A. Hart Democrat Re-elected, 64.4 - 35.3 Elly M. Petersen (Republican)
Minnesota Eugene J. McCarthy Democrat Re-elected, 60.3 - 39.3 Wheelock Whitney (Republican)
Mississippi John C. Stennis Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Missouri Stuart Symington Democrat Re-elected, 66.6 - 33.4 Jean P. Bradshaw (Republican)
Montana Mike Mansfield Democrat Re-elected, 64.5 - 35.5 Alex Blewett (Republican)
Nebraska Roman L. Hruska Republican Re-elected, 61.4 - 38.6 Raymond W. Arndt (Democrat)
Nevada Howard W. Cannon Democrat Re-elected, 50.0 - 50.0 Paul Laxalt (Republican)
New Jersey Harrison A. Williams, Jr. Democrat Re-elected, 61.9 - 37.3 Bernard M. Shanley (Republican)
New Mexico Edwin L. Mechem Republican Defeated, 54.7 - 45.3 Joseph M. Montoya (Democrat)
New York Kenneth B. Keating Republican Defeated, 53.5 - 43.4 Robert F. Kennedy (Democrat)
North Dakota Quentin N. Burdick Democrat Re-elected, 57.6 - 42.4 Thomas S. Kleppe (Republican)
Ohio Stephen M. Young Democrat Re-elected, 50.2 - 49.8 Robert A. Taft, Jr. (Republican)
Oklahoma1 James H. Edmondson Democrat Defeated in primary: Democrat victory, 51.2 - 48.8 Fred R. Harris (Democrat)
Bud Wilkinson (Republican)
Pennsylvania Hugh Scott Republican Re-elected, 50.6 - 49.1 Genevieve Blatt (Democrat)
Rhode Island John O. Pastore Democrat Re-elected, 82.7 - 17.3 Ronald R. Lagueux (Republican)
Tennessee Albert Gore, Sr. Democrat Re-elected, 53.6 - 46.4 Dan H. Kuykendall (Republican)
Tennessee2 Herbert S. Walters Democrat Retired: Democrat victory, 52.1 - 47.4 Ross Bass (Democrat)
Howard H. Baker, Jr. (Republican)
Texas Ralph Yarborough Democrat Re-elected, 56.2 - 43.6 George H. W. Bush (Republican)
Utah Frank E. Moss Democrat Re-elected, 57.3 - 42.7 Ernest L. Wilkinson (Republican)
Vermont Winston L. Prouty Republican Re-elected, 53.5 - 46.5 Frederick J. Fayette (Democrat)
Virginia Harry F. Byrd Democrat Re-elected, 63.8 - 19.0 - 10.3 Richard A. May (Republican)
James W. Respess (Independent)
Washington Henry M. Jackson Democrat Re-elected, 72.2 - 27.8 Lloyd J. Andrews (Republican)
West Virginia Robert C. Byrd Democrat Re-elected, 67.7 - 32.3 Cooper P. Benedict (Republican)
Wisconsin William Proxmire Democrat Re-elected, 53.3 - 46.6 Wilbur N. Renk (Republican)
Wyoming Gale McGee Democrat Re-elected, 54.0 - 46.0 John S. Wold (Republican)

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Stephen Marvin Young (May 4, 1889 - December 1, 1984) was an American politician of the Democratic party from Ohio. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Robert Taft (generally known as Robert Taft Jr. ... 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. ... Oklahoma is a South Central state of the United States (with strong western and even Midwestern influences) and its U.S. postal abbreviation is OK; others abbreviate the states name Okla. ... The Democratic Party 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. ... Fred Roy Harris (born November 13, 1930) was a Democratic United States Senator from the state of Oklahoma from 1964 to 1973. ... 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Kerr September 11, 1896 in what is now Ada, Oklahoma January 1, 1963in Washington, D.C., first held elective office when he became Oklahomas governor in 1942. ...


2 special election held due to death of Estes Kefauver (D-TN) Estes Kefauver Carey Estes Kefauver (July 26, 1903 - August 10, 1963) was an American politician from Tennessee. ...


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Presidential electoral votes by state. ... The U.S. House election, 1964 was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1964 which coincided with the re-election of President Lyndon Johnson. ...

Senate composition before and after elections

88th Congress Senate Composition   89th Congress Senate Composition
                                                                                                     
                                                                                                     
                                                                                                     
                                                                                                     
Color Key: Democrats Republicans


Dates of Sessions January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965 Major Political Events Senator Robert C. Byrd makes a record breaking fillibuster in that it lasts 14 hours and 13 minutes. ... Members Senate ... 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. ...

U.S. Senate elections

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. ... 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, 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. Hardings... 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, 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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