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Encyclopedia > United States Senate election, 1928
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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. The strong economy helped the Republicans to gain seven seats from the Democrats. Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... 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. ... Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964), the 31st President of the United States (1929-1933), was a successful mining engineer, humanitarian, and administrator. ... The presidential seal was first used by president Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii The President of the United States of America (often abbreviated to POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ...


The Republicans took open seats in Missouri and Ohio, and defeated five incumbents: Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 21st 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² 240 mi; 385 km 300 mi; 480 km 1. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ...

Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr. ... William C. Bruce William Cabell Bruce (b. ... Edward I. Edwards was Governor of New Jersey from 1920 to 1923; he was a member of the United States Democratic Party. ... Peter Goelet Gerry (1879-1957), also known as Peter G. Gerry, was a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island. ... Matthew Neely Matthew M. Neely (b. ...

Senate contests in 1928

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Arizona Henry F. Ashurst Democrat Re-elected, 54.3 - 45.7 Ralph H. Cameron (Republican)
California Hiram W. Johnson Republican Re-elected, 74.1 - 18.2 - 5.9 Minor Moore (Democrat)
Charles H. Randall (Independent)
Connecticut George P. McLean Republican Retired: Republican victory, 53.9 - 45.6 Frederic C. Walcott (Republican)
Augustine Lonergan (Democrat)
Delaware Thomas F. Bayard, Jr. Democrat Defeated, 61.0 - 39.1 John G. Townsend, Jr. (Republican)
Florida Park Trammell Democrat Re-elected, 68.5 - 31.5 Barclay H. Warburton (Republican)
Idaho1 John W. Thomas Republican Re-elected, 62.6 - 36.7 Chase Clark (Democrat)
Illinois2 Frank L. Smith Republican Not admitted: Republican victory, 54.5 - 44.9 Otis F. Glenn (Republican)
Anton F. Cermak (Democrat)
Indiana Arthur R. Robinson Republican Re-elected, 55.3 - 44.1 Albert Stump (Democrat)
Maine Frederick Hale Republican Re-elected, 69.6 - 30.4 Herbert E. Holmes (Democrat)
Maryland William Cabell Bruce Democrat Defeated, 54.1 - 45.2 Phillips Lee Goldsborough (Republican)
Massachusetts David I. Walsh Democrat Re-elected, 53.6 - 45.5 Benjamin L. Young (Republican)
Michigan Arthur H. Vandenberg Republican Re-elected, 71.8 - 27.7 John W. Bailey (Democrat)
Minnesota Henrik Shipstead Farmer-Labor Re-elected, 65.4 - 33.7 Arthur E. Nelson (Republican)
Mississippi Hubert D. Stephens Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Missouri James A. Reed Democrat Retired: Republican victory, 51.9 - 47.9 Roscoe C. Patterson (Republican)
Charles M. Hay (Democrat)
Montana Burton K. Wheeler Democrat Re-elected, 53.2 - 46.8 Joseph M. Dixon (Republican)
Nebraska Robert B. Howell Republican Re-elected, 61.3 - 38.7 Richard L. Metcalfe (Democrat)
Nevada Key Pittman Democrat Re-elected, 59.3 - 40.7 Samuel Platt (Republican)
New Jersey Edward I. Edwards Democrat Defeated, 57.9 - 41.8 Hamilton F. Kean (Republican)
New Mexico Bronson M. Cutting Republican Re-elected, 57.7 - 42.3 Jethro S. Vaught (Democrat)
New York Royal S. Copeland Democrat Re-elected, 49.1 - 47.9 Alanson B. Houghton (Republican)
North Dakota Lynn J. Frazier Republican Re-elected, 79.6 - 19.4 F. F. Burchard (Democrat)
Ohio Simeon D. Fess Republican Re-elected, 60.7 - 39.1 Charles V. Truax (Democrat)
Ohio3 Cyrus Locher Democrat Defeated in primary: Republican victory, 62.4 - 37.4 Theodore E. Burton (Republican)
Graham P. Hunt (Democrat)
Pennsylvania David A. Reed Republican Re-elected, 64.4 - 34.0 William N. McNair (Democrat)
Rhode Island Peter G. Gerry Democrat Defeated, 50.6 - 49.3 Felix Hebert (Republican)
Tennessee Kenneth D. McKellar Democrat Re-elected, 59.3 - 40.7 J. A. Fowler (Republican)
Texas Earle B. Mayfield Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 81.2 - 18.7 Tom Connally (Democrat)
T. M. Kennerly (Republican)
Utah William H. King Democrat Re-elected, 55.5 - 43.9 Ernest Bamberger (Republican)
Vermont Frank L. Greene Republican Re-elected, 71.6 - 28.5 Fred C. Martin (Democrat)
Virginia Claude A. Swanson Democrat Re-elected, 99.8
Washington Clarence C. Dill Democrat Re-elected, 53.4 - 46.5 Kenneth Mackintosh (Republican)
West Virginia Matthew M. Neely Democrat Defeated, 50.7 - 49.2 Henry D. Hatfield (Republican)
Wisconsin Robert M. La Follette, Jr. Republican Re-elected, 85.6 - 11.0 William H. Markham (Independent)
Wyoming John B. Kendrick Democrat Re-elected, 53.5 - 46.1 Charles E. Winter (Republican)

1 special election held due to death of Frank R. Gooding (R-ID) Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 6th 295,254 km² 500 km 645 km 0. ... Henry F. Ashurst Henry Fountain Ashurst (September 13, 1874–May 31, 1962), a democrat, was the first Senator from Arizona, from 1912 to 1941. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 402. ... Hiram Warren Johnson (September 2, 1866–August 6, 1945) was a leading American Progressive politician from California; he served as Governor from 1911-1917, and as a United States Senator from 1917-1945. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 113 km 177 km 12. ... George Payne McLean (October 7, 1857 - June 6, 1932) was a United States Senator from Connecticut. ... 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 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 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. ... Augustine Lonergan (1874-1947) of Hartford, Connecticut was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut from 1913 to 1915, 1917 to 1921, and from 1931 to 1933. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Official language(s) None Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 49th 6,452 km² 48 km 161 km 21. ... Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... John G. Townsend, 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170 451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... Park Trammell (April 9, 1876 - May 8, 1936) was the twenty-first governor of Florida and U.S. Senator. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boise Largest city Boise Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 14th 216,632 km² 491 km 771 km 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. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 340 km 629 km 4. ... Frank L. Smith (November 24, 1867 - August 20, 1950) was an Illinois politician. ... 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 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. ... Otis Ferguson Glenn was a United States Senator from the State of Illinois; He was born in Mattoon, Illinois on August 27, 1879. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 38th 94,321 km² 225 km 435 km 1. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ... Frederick Hale (1874–1963) was Republican U.S. Senator from Maine. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 42nd 32,160 km² 145 km 400 km 21 37°53N to 39°43N 75°4W to 79°33W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 19th 5,296,486 165... William C. Bruce William Cabell Bruce (b. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Categories: People stubs | 1865 births | 1946 deaths | Governors of Maryland | United States Senators ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 44th 10,555 mi²; 27,360 km² 183 mi; 295 km 113 mi; 182 km 13. ... David Ignatius Walsh (November 11, 1872 - June 11, 1947) was a United States politician from Massachusetts. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English de-facto Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 11th 96,889 mi² 250,941 km² 239 miles 385 km 491 miles 790 km 41. ... Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg (March 22, 1884–April 18, 1951) was a Republican Senator from the state of Michigan who participated in the creation of the United Nations. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 12th 225,365 km² 400 km 645 km 8. ... Henrik Shipstead (January 8, 1881 – June 26, 1960) was an American politician. ... Farmer-Labor Party was a political party of Minnesota. ... Arthur Emanuel Nelson (May 10, 1892 - April 11, 1955) was an American politician. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 32nd 125,546 km² 275 km 545 km 3 30°13N to 35°N 88°7W to 91°41W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 31st 2,697,243 23. ... Hubert Durett Stephens (July 2, 1875–March 14, 1946) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Mississippi from 1923 to 1935. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 21st 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² 240 mi; 385 km 300 mi; 480 km 1. ... James Alexander Reed (November 9, 1861 September 9, 1944) 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. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Helena Largest city Billings Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 4th 381,156 km² 410 km 1,015 km 1 44°26 N to 49° N 104°2 W to 116°2 W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 44th 902,195 2. ... Time magazine, June 18, 1923 Burton Kendall Wheeler (February 27, 1882–January 6, 1975) 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 16th 200,520 km² 340 km 690 km 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. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Official language(s) None Capital Carson City Largest city Las Vegas Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 7th 286,367 km² 519 km 788 km 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. ... Official language(s) None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 14. ... Edward I. Edwards was Governor of New Jersey from 1920 to 1923; he was a member of the United States Democratic Party. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None, English and Spanish de facto Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 5th 315,194 km² 550 km 595 km 0. ... Bronson Murray Cutting (June 23, 1888–May 6, 1935) was a United States Senator from New Mexico, publisher and military attaché. Bronson Cutting was born in Oakdale, Long Island, New York on June 23, 1888. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... Royal Samuel Copeland (November 7, 1868 – June 17, 1938) was an American academic, homeopathic physician, and politician who held elected offices in both Michigan and New York. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 19th 183 272 km² 340 km 545 km 2. ... Lynn Joseph Frazier (December 21, 1874 - January 11, 1947) was a U.S. Senator from North Dakota (1923-1941) and the Governor of that state from 1917 until being recalled in 1921. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... Simeon Davison Fess (December 11, 1861 - December 23, 1936) was a Republican politician and educator from Ohio. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... Cyrus Locher (March 8, 1878 - August 17, 1929) was a Democratic politician from Ohio. ... 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. ... Theodore Elijah Burton (December 20, 1851 - October 28, 1929) was a Republican politician from Ohio. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 255 km 455 km 2. ... David Aiken Reed (December 21, 1880–February 10, 1953) was an American lawyer and Republican party politician from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Providence Largest city Providence Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 50th 4,005 km² 50 km 65 km 32. ... Peter Goelet Gerry (1879-1957), also known as Peter G. Gerry, was a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 36th 109,247 km² 195 km 710 km 2. ... Another Kenneth McKellar was a famous Scottish singer. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None. ... 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. ... Thomas Terry Connally (born August 19, 1877 near Hewitt, McLennan County, Texas; died October 28, 1963 in Washington, DC) was an American politician, who represented Texas in both the US Senate and the House of Representatives. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 13th 219,887 km² 435 km 565 km 3. ... William Henry King (June 3, 1863 - November 27, 1949) was a American lawyer, jurist, and statesman from Salt Lake City, Utah. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43th 24,923 km² 130 km 260 km 3. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... Claude Augustus Swanson (March 31, 1862–July 7, 1939) was an American politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 18th 184,824 km² 385 km 580 km 6. ... 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. ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 41st 62,809 km² 210 km 385 km 0. ... Matthew Neely Matthew M. Neely (b. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Henry D. Hatfield (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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ... Robert Marion La Follette, 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 10th 253,554 km² 450 km 580 km 0. ... Senator from Wyoming; born near Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Tex. ... 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. ...


2 special election held due to refusal of Senate to seat Frank L. Smith (R-IL), elected but charged with fraud and corruption Frank L. Smith (November 24, 1867 - August 20, 1950) was an Illinois politician. ...


3 special election held due to death of Frank B. Willis (R-OH) Frank Bartlett Willis (December 28, 1871 - March 30, 1928) was a Republican politician from Ohio. ...


4 the refusal of the Senate to seat William S. Vare (R-PA) left one seat vacant from 1927 to 1929 William S. Vare, (24 December 1867–7 August 1934), was the youngest of three brothers who were all contractors and poolitical bosses. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


See also

Presidential electoral votes by state. ... The U.S. House election, 1928 was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1928 which coincided with the election of President Herbert Hoover. ...

Senate composition before and after elections

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United States Senate elections

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