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Encyclopedia > United States Senate elections, 1944
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The United States Senate elections of 1944 coincided with the re-election of Franklin Roosevelt to his fourth term as President. Democratic and Republican gains cancelled each other, and there was no change in party balance. 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 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. ...


Democrats defeated three Republican incumbents: John A. Danaher (R-CT), Gerald P. Nye (R-ND), and James J. Davis (R-PA). Republicans took open seats in Indiana, Missouri, and New Jersey (where a Democrat had been appointed to a Republican vacancy), and defeated Guy M. Gillette (D-IA). For other people named John Danaher, see John Danaher (disambiguation) John Anthony Danaher (January 9, 1899 - September 22, 1990) was a United States Senator from Connecticut. ... Gerald Prentice Nye (1892-1971) was an United States legislator and political activist, serving in the U.S. Senate from the 1920s to the 1940s Nye worked in journalism as a young man, serving as first editor and later owner of several newspapers. ... James J. Puddler Jim Davis (October 27, 1873-November 22, 1947), was a U.S. Republican Party politician, He was born in Tredegar, South Wales in the United Kingdom, and emigrated to the United States in 1881 at the age of eight and was apprenticed as a puddlers assistant... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... Guy Mark Gillette (February 3, 1879 - March 3, 1973) was a Democratic United States Senator and Representative from Iowa. ...


Senate contests in 1944

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Alabama Lister Hill Democrat Re-elected, 81.8 - 17.0 John A. Posey (Republican)
Arizona Carl Hayden Democrat Re-elected, 69.4 - 30.6 Fred W. Fickett (Republican)
Arkansas Hattie W. Caraway Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 85.1 - 14.9 J. William Fulbright (Democrat)
Victor M. Wade (Republican)
California Sheridan Downey Democrat Re-elected, 52.3 - 47.7 Frederick F. Houser (Republican)
Colorado Eugene D. Millikin Republican Re-elected, 56.1 - 43.0 Barney L. Whatley (Democrat)
Connecticut John A. Danaher Republican Defeated, 51.7 - 47.3 Brien McMahon (Democrat)
Florida Claude Pepper Democrat Re-elected, 71.3 - 28.7 Miles H. Draper (Republican)
Georgia Walter F. George Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Idaho D. Worth Clark Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 51.1 - 48.9 Glen H. Taylor (Democrat)
C. A. Bottolfsen (Republican)
Illinois Scott W. Lucas Democrat Re-elected, 52.6 - 47.1 Richard J. Lyons (Republican)
Indiana Samuel D. Jackson Democrat Retired: Republican victory, 50.2 - 48.9 Homer E. Capehart (Republican)
Henry F. Schricker (Democrat)
Iowa Guy M. Gillette Democrat Defeated, 51.3 - 48.4 Bourke B. Hickenlooper (Republican)
Kansas Clyde M. Reed Republican Re-elected, 57.8 - 40.7 Thurman Hill (Democrat)
Kentucky Alben W. Barkley Democrat Re-elected, 54.8 - 44.9 James Park (Republican)
Louisiana John H. Overton Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Maryland Millard E. Tydings Democrat Re-elected, 61.7 - 38.3 Blanchard Randall, Jr. (Republican)
Massachusetts1 Sinclair Weeks Republican Retired: Republican victory, 64.3 - 34.9 Leverett Saltonstall (Republican)
John H. Corcoran (Democrat)
Missouri Bennett Champ Clark Democrat Defeated in primary: Republican victory, 50.0 - 49.9 Forrest C. Donnell (Republican)
Roy McKittrick (Democrat)
Nevada Patrick A. McCarran Democrat Re-elected, 58.4 - 41.6 George W. Malone (Republican)
New Hampshire Charles W. Tobey Republican Re-elected, 50.9 - 49.1 Joseph J. Betley (Democrat)
New Jersey2 Arthur Walsh Democrat Retired: Republican victory, 50.4 - 48.8 H. Alexander Smith (Republican)
Elmer H. Wene (Democrat)
New York Robert F. Wagner Democrat Re-elected, 53.1 - 46.7 Thomas J. Curran (Republican)
North Carolina Robert R. Reynolds Democrat Retired: Democratic victory, 70.3 - 29.8 Clyde R. Hoey (Democrat)
A. I. Ferree (Republican)
North Dakota Gerald P. Nye Republican Defeated, 45.2 - 33.0 - 21.2 John Moses (Democrat)
Lynn U. Stambaugh (Independent)
Ohio Robert A. Taft Republican Re-elected, 50.3 - 49.7 William J. Pickrel (Democrat)
Oklahoma Elmer Thomas Democrat Re-elected, 55.7 - 44.0 William J. Otjen (Republican)
Oregon3 Guy Cordon Republican Re-elected, 57.5 - 42.5 Willis Mahoney (Democrat)
Oregon Rufus C. Holman Republican Defeated in primary: Republican victory, 60.7 - 39.3 Wayne Morse (Republican)
Edgar W. Smith (Democrat)
Pennsylvania James J. Davis Republican Defeated, 50.0 - 49.4 Francis J. Myers (Democrat)
South Carolina Ellison D. Smith Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, unopposed Olin B. Johnston (Democrat)
South Dakota Chandler Gurney Republican Re-elected, 63.9 - 36.1 George M. Bradshaw (Democrat)
Utah Elbert D. Thomas Democrat Re-elected, 59.9 - 40.1 Adam S. Bennion (Republican)
Vermont George D. Aiken Republican Re-elected, 65.8 - 34.2 Harry W. Witters (Democrat)
Washington Homer T. Bone Democrat Retired: Democratic victory, 55.1 - 44.4 Warren G. Magnuson (Democrat)
Harry P. Cain (Republican)
Wisconsin Alexander Wiley Republican Re-elected, 50.5 - 42.8 - 5.8 Howard J. McMurray (Democrat)
Harry Sauthoff (Progressive)

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Guy Mark Gillette (February 3, 1879 - March 3, 1973) was a Democratic United States Senator and Representative from Iowa. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Bourke B. Hickenlooper Bourke Blakemore Hickenlooper (July 21, 1896–September 4, 1971), was a member of the Republican Party, first elected to statewide office in Iowa as lieutenant governor, serving from 1939 to 1942 and then as Governor from 1943 to 1944. ... 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. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Clyde Martin Reed (October 19, 1871-November 8, 1949) was an American politician from Kansas. ... 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Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  Ranked 13th  - Total 84,876 sq mi (219,887 km²)  - Width 270 miles (435 km)  - Length 350 miles (565 km)  - % water 3. ... Elbert Duncan Thomas (1883–1953) was a United States Senator from Utah. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Adam S. Bennion Adam S. Bennion (December 2, 1886 - February 11, 1958), was a leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ... 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[1] Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  Ranked 45th  - Total 9,620 sq mi (24,923 km²)  - Width 80 miles (130 km)  - Length 160 miles (260 km)  - % water 3. ... George David Aiken (August 20, 1892–November 19, 1984) was an American politician from Vermont. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,824 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... Homer Truett Bone (January 25, 1883–March 11, 1970) was a Democratic Senator from Washington from 1933-1944. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Warren G. Magnuson Warren Grant Maggie Magnuson (April 12, 1905–May 20, 1989) was a United States Senator of the Democratic Party from Washington from 1944 until 1981. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Harry Pulliam Cain (January 10, 1906–March 3, 1979) was an American politician who was a United States Senator who served as a Republican. ... 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. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Alexander Wiley (May 26, 1884 - May 26, 1967) was a member of the Republican Party who served four terms in the United States Senate for the state of Wisconsin from 1939 to 1963. ... 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. ... Harry Sauthoff, Sr. ... The United States Progressive Party refers to three distinct political parties in 20th-century United States politics. ... Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. ... The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States armed forces and has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ...


2 special election held due to death of W. Warren Barbour (R-NJ) William Warren Barbour William Warren Barbour (July 31, 1888-November 22, 1943) was a US Senator from New Jersey. ...


3 special election held due to death of Charles L. McNary (R-OR) Charles L. McNary Charles Linza McNary (June 12, 1874 - February 25, 1944) was a U.S. Republican politician from Oregon, best known for serving as Minority Leader of the United States Senate from 1933 to 1944. ...


Senate composition before and after elections

78th Congress Senate Composition   79th Congress Senate Composition
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
Color Key: Democrats Republicans Progressives

Senators George David Aiken (R-VT) Charles Oscar Andrews (D-FL) Warren Robinson Austin (R-VT) Josiah William Bailey (D-NC) Joseph Hurst Ball (R-MN) John Hollis Bankhead (D-AL) William Warren Barbour (R-NJ) Alben William Barkley (D-KY) Theodore Gilmore Bilbo (D-MS) Homer Truett Bone (D... Senators George David Aiken (R-VT) Charles Oscar Andrews (D-FL) Warren Robinson Austin (R-VT) Josiah William Bailey (D-NC) Raymond Earl Baldwin (R-CT) Joseph Hurst Ball (R-MN) John Hollis Bankhead (D-AL) Alben William Barkley (D-KY) Theodore Gilmore Bilbo (D-MS) Ralph Owen Brewster (R... 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. ...

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