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Encyclopedia > United States Senate elections, 1940
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The United States Senate elections of 1940 were elections for the United States Senate which coincided with the election of Franklin Roosevelt to his third term as President. Although Roosevelt was re-elected, support for his administration had dropped somewhat after eight years, and the Republican opposition gained three seats from the Democrats. The Farmer-Labor Party also disappeared from the Senate, as Henrik Shipstead joined the Republican party and Ernest Lundeen had died during the preceding term. Seal of the U.S. 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. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), often referred to as FDR, was the 32nd (1933–1945) President of the United States. ... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... 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 two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Farmer-Labor Party was a political party of Minnesota. ... Henrik Shipstead (January 8, 1881 – June 26, 1960) was an American politician. ... Ernest Lundeen (August 4, 1878–August 31, 1940) was an American lawyer and politician. ...


Although incumbent John G. Townsend, Jr. (R-DE) was defeated by a Democrat, Republicans defeated incumbents James M. Slattery (D-IL) and Sherman Minton (D-IN), and took open seats in Nebraska and Ohio. John G. Townsend, Jr. ... Sherman Minton Sherman Minton, (October 20, 1890–April 9, 1965) was a United States Senator and an associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Area  Ranked 16th  - Total 77,421 sq mi (200,520 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ...


Senate contests in 1940

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Arizona Henry F. Ashurst Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 71.6 - 28.0 Ernest W. McFarland (Democrat)
I. A. Jennings (Republican)
California Hiram W. Johnson Republican Re-elected, 82.5 - 13.5 Fred Dyster (Independent)
Connecticut Francis T. Maloney Democrat Re-elected, 53.2 - 45.7 Paul L. Cornell (Republican)
Delaware John G. Townsend, Jr. Republican Defeated, 50.6 - 47.3 James M. Tunnell (Democrat)
Florida Charles O. Andrews Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Idaho1 John W. Thomas Republican Re-elected, 53.0 - 47.1 Glen H. Taylor (Democrat)
Illinois2 James M. Slattery Democrat Defeated, 50.1 - 49.6 C. Wayland Brooks (Republican)
Indiana Sherman Minton Democrat Defeated, 50.5 - 49.1 Raymond E. Willis (Republican)
Kentucky3 A. B. "Happy" Chandler I Democrat Re-elected, 58.3 - 41.7 Walter B. Smith (Republican)
Maine Frederick Hale Republican Retired: Republican victory, 58.6 - 41.3 Ralph O. Brewster (Republican)
Louis J. Brann (Democrat)
Maryland George L. P. Radcliffe Democrat Re-elected, 64.7 - 33.5 Harry W. Nice (Republican)
Massachusetts David I. Walsh Democrat Re-elected, 55.6 - 42.8 Henry Parkman, Jr. (Republican)
Michigan Arthur H. Vandenberg Republican Re-elected, 52.7 - 47.0 Frank Fitzpatrick (Democrat)
Minnesota Henrik Shipstead Republican Re-elected, 53.0 - 25.7 - 20.6 Elmer A. Benson (Farmer-Labor)
John E. Regan (Democrat)
Mississippi Theodore G. Bilbo Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Missouri Harry S. Truman Democrat Re-elected, 51.2 - 48.7 Manvel H. Davis (Republican)
Montana Burton K. Wheeler Democrat Re-elected, 73.4 - 26.6 E. K. Cheadle (Republican)
Nebraska Edward R. Burke Democrat Defeated in primary: Republican victory, 57.0 - 41.5 Hugh Butler (Republican)
R. L. Cochran (Democrat)
Nevada Key Pittman Democrat Re-elected, 60.5 - 39.5 Samuel Platt (Republican)
New Jersey W. Warren Barbour Republican Re-elected, 55.1 - 44.1 James H. R. Cromwell (Democrat)
New Mexico Dennis Chavez Democrat Re-elected, 56.0 - 44.1 Albert K. Mitchell (Republican)
New York James M. Mead Democrat Re-elected, 53.3 - 46.7 Bruce Barton (Republican)
North Dakota Lynn J. Frazier Republican Defeated in primary: Republican victory, 38.1 - 35.1 - 26.5 William Langer (Republican)
William Lemke (Independent)
Charles V. Vogel (Democrat)
Ohio Vic Donahey Democrat Retired: Republican victory, 52.4 - 47.6 Harold H. Burton (Republican)
John McSweeney (Democrat)
Pennsylvania Joseph F. Guffey Democrat Re-elected, 51.8 - 47.4 Jay Cooke (Republican)
Rhode Island Peter G. Gerry Democrat Re-elected, 55.2 - 44.8 James O. McManus (Republican)
Tennessee Kenneth D. McKellar Democrat Re-elected, 70.8 - 29.2 Howard H. Baker (Republican)
Texas Tom Connally Democrat Re-elected, 94.3 - 5.7 George I. Shannon (Republican)
Utah William H. King Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 62.9 - 37.2 Abe Murdock (Democrat)
Philo T. Farnsworth, Jr. (Republican)
Vermont Warren R. Austin Republican Re-elected, 66.5 - 33.6 Ona S. Searles (Democrat)
Vermont4 Ernest W. Gibson, Jr. Republican Retired: Republican victory, 61.6 - 38.4 George D. Aiken (Republican)
Herbert B. Comings (Democrat)
Virginia Harry F. Byrd Democrat Re-elected, 93.3
Washington Lewis B. Schwellenbach Democrat Retired: Democratic victory, 54.2 - 45.8 Mon C. Wallgren (Democrat)
Stephen F. Chadwick (Republican)
West Virginia Rush D. Holt Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 56.3 - 43.7 Harley M. Kilgore (Democrat)
Thomas Sweeney (Republican)
Wisconsin Robert M. La Follette, Jr. Progressive Re-elected, 45.3 - 41.4 - 13.2 Fred H. Clausen (Republican)
James E. Finnegan (Democrat)
Wyoming Joseph C. O'Mahoney Democrat Re-elected, 58.7 - 41.3 Milward Simpson (Republican)

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This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Sherman Minton Sherman Minton, (October 20, 1890–April 9, 1965) was a United States Senator and an associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Raymond Eugene Willis (August 11, 1875 - March 21, 1956) was a United States Senator from Indiana. ... 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 Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Albert Chandler Albert Benjamin Chandler I (commonly known as A. B. 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David Ignatius Walsh (November 11, 1872 - June 11, 1947) was a United States politician from Massachusetts. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... 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, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 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. ... 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Official language(s) English Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Area  Ranked 16th  - Total 77,421 sq mi (200,520 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 0. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... 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. ... Hugh Alfred Butler (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. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... 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2 special election held due to death of James H. Lewis (D-IL) James Hamilton Lewis James Hamilton Lewis (May 18, 1863 - April 9, 1939) was the first Senator to hold the title of Whip in the United States Senate. ...


3 special election held due to death of Marvel M. Logan (D-KY) Official Congressional portrait Marvel Mills Logan (January 7, 1874 - October 3, 1939), a Democrat, served as a member of the United States Senate from Kentucky. ...


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Senate composition before and after elections

76th Congress Senate Composition   77th Congress Senate Composition
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
Color Key: Democrats Republicans Independent Progressives Farmer-Labor

Senators Democratic majority with 74 to 30 republicans. ... 77th Congress Party Divisions: Senate 66 Democrats 28 Republicans 1 Independent 1 Progressive House of Representatives 267 Democrats 162 Republicans 3 Progressives 1 American-Labor 1 Farmer-Labor 1 Independent Democrat Officers: Speaker of the House: Sam Rayburn (D-Texas) Majority Leader: John W. McCormack (D-Massachusetts) Minority Leader: Joseph... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... 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 United States Progressive Party refers to three distinct political parties in 20th-century United States politics. ... Farmer-Labor Party was a political party of Minnesota. ...

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