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Encyclopedia > United States Senate elections, 1950
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The U.S. Senate election, 1950 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of Harry Truman's second term as President. As with most 20th century second term mid-terms, the party out of the Presidency made significant gains. The Democratic administration's popularity declining during the Cold War, and in the aftermath of a severe recession in 1948, the Republican opposition made a net gain of five seats, nearly taking control of the chamber. Image File history File links Us_senate_result_1950. ... Image File history File links Us_senate_result_1950. ... 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. ... For the victim of Mt. ... 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. ... For other uses, please see Cold War (disambiguation). ... 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 Republicans defeated incumbents Scott W. Lucas (D-IL) (current Majority Leader), Millard E. Tydings (D-MD), Francis J. Myers (D-PA), and Elbert B. Thomas (D-UT), as well as taking open seats in Idaho and California. The Democrats only defeated one incumbent, Forrest C. Donnell (R-MO). Scott Wike Lucas (1892 - 1968) was a 2-term United States senator from Illinois and Senate Majority Leader from 1948-1950. ... The Senate Majority Leader is a member of the United States Senate who is elected by the party conference which holds the majority in the Senate to serve as the chief Senate spokesman for his or her party and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the... Millard Evelyn Tydings (April 6, 1890-February 9, 1961) was an attorney, author, soldier, state legislator, and served as a Representative and Senator in the United States Congress from Maryland. ... Francis John Myers (December 18, 1901–July 5, 1956) was an American teacher, lawyer, and Democratic Party politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) None Capital Boise Largest city Boise Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Forrest C. Donnell (August 20, 1884–March 3, 1980) was a United States Senator and a Governor of Missouri. ...


During the interim, Republicans and Democrats would exchange seats in Michigan and Connecticut due to deaths and appointments, but this would not affect party balance. 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. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


A notable freshman was future President Richard M. Nixon, who would be elected Vice President two years later. Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Minor parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal • • The Vice President of the United States is the first in the presidential line of succession...


Senate contests in 1950

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Alabama Lister Hill Democrat Re-elected, 76.5 - 23.5 John G. Crommelin, Jr. (Republican)
Arizona Carl Hayden Democrat Re-elected, 62.8 - 37.2 Bruce Brockett (Republican)
Arkansas J. William Fulbright Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
California Sheridan Downey Democrat Retired: Republican victory, 59.2 - 40.8 Richard M. Nixon (Republican)
Helen Gahagan Douglas (Democrat)
Colorado Eugene D. Millikin Republican Re-elected, 53.3 - 46.8 John A. Carroll (Democrat)
Connecticut1 William Benton Democrat Re-elected, 49.2 - 49.1 Prescott S. Bush (Republican)
Connecticut Brien McMahon Democrat Re-elected, 51.7 - 46.6 Joseph E. Talbot (Republican)
Florida Claude Pepper Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 76.2 - 23.7 George A. Smathers (Democrat)
John P. Booth (Republican)
Georgia Walter F. George Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Idaho Glen H. Taylor Democrat Defeated in primary: Republican victory, 61.7 - 38.3 Herman Welker (Republican)
D. Worth Clark (Democrat)
Idaho2 Henry C. Dworshak Republican Re-elected, 51.9 - 48.1 Claude J. Burtenshaw (Democrat)
Illinois Scott W. Lucas Democrat Defeated, 53.9 - 45.8 Everett M. Dirksen (Republican)
Indiana Homer E. Capehart Republican Re-elected, 52.8 - 46.4 Alex M. Campbell (Democrat)
Iowa Bourke B. Hickenlooper Republican Re-elected, 54.8 - 44.7 Albert J. Loveland (Democrat)
Kansas Frank Carlson Republican Re-elected, 54.3 - 43.8 Paul Aiken (Democrat)
Kentucky Earle C. Clements Democrat Re-elected, 54.2 - 45.1 Charles I. Dawson (Republican)
Louisiana Russell B. Long Democrat Re-elected, 87.7 - 12.3 Charles S. Gerth (Republican)
Maryland Millard E. Tydings Democrat Defeated, 53.0 - 46.0 John M. Butler (Republican)
Missouri Forrest C. Donnell Republican Defeated, 53.6 - 46.4 Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. (Democrat)
Nevada Patrick A. McCarran Democrat Re-elected, 58.0 - 42.0 George E. Marshall (Republican)
New Hampshire Charles W. Tobey Republican Re-elected, 55.7 - 38.0 - 6.3 Emmet J. Kelley (Democrat)
Wesley Powell (Independent)
New York Herbert H. Lehman Democrat Re-elected, 50.3 - 45.3 Joe R. Hanley (Republican)
North Carolina3 Frank Porter Graham Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 67.0 - 32.6 Willis Smith (Democrat)
E. L. Gavin (Republican)
North Carolina Clyde R. Hoey Democrat Re-elected, 68.7 - 31.3 Halsey B. Leavitt (Republican)
North Dakota Milton R. Young Republican Re-elected, 67.6 - 32.4 Harry O'Brien (Democrat)
Ohio Robert A. Taft Republican Re-elected, 57.5 - 42.5 Joseph T. Ferguson (Democrat)
Oklahoma Elmer Thomas Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 54.8 - 45.2 A. S. Mike Monroney (Democrat)
W. H. Bill Alexander (Republican)
Oregon Wayne Morse Republican Re-elected, 74.8 - 23.2 Howard Latourette (Democrat)
Pennsylvania Francis J. Myers Democrat Defeated, 51.3 - 47.7 James H. Duff (Republican)
Rhode Island4 Edward L. Leahy Democrat Retired: Democratic victory, 61.6 - 38.4 John O. Pastore (Democrat)
Austin T. Levy (Republican)
South Carolina Olin B. Johnston Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
South Dakota Chandler Gurney Republican Defeated in primary: Republican victory, 63.9 - 36.1 Francis Case (Republican)
John A. Engel (Democrat)
Utah Elbert D. Thomas Democrat Defeated, 53.9 - 45.8 Wallace F. Bennett (Republican)
Vermont George D. Aiken Republican Re-elected, 78.0 - 22.0 James E. Bigelow (Democrat)
Washington Warren G. Magnuson Democrat Re-elected, 53.4 - 46.0 Walter Williams (Republican)
Wisconsin Alexander Wiley Republican Re-elected, 53.3 - 46.2 Thomas E. Fairchild (Democrat)

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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. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Raymond Earl Baldwin (August 31, 1893 - October 4, 1986) was a United States Senator and Governor of Connecticut. ...


2 special election held due to death of Bert H. Miller (D-ID). Bert H. Miller Bert Henry Miller (born December 15, 1879 in St. ...


3 special election held due to death of Joseph Melville Broughton (D-NC) Joseph Melville Broughton (17 November 1888 - 6 March 1949) was the Democratic governor of the state of North Carolina from 1941 to 1945. ...


4 special election held due to resignation of J. Howard McGrath (D-RI) to become Attorney General McGrath (middle left) with Theodore Francis Green (right) and Harry S. Truman (far right). ... The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ...


Senate composition before and after elections

81st Congress Senate Composition   82nd Congress Senate Composition
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
Color Key: Democrats Republicans

81st Congress (1949-1951) Congressional Profile Total Membership: 435 Representatives, 2 Delegates, 1 Resident Commissioner Party Divisions: 263 Democrats, 171 Republicans, 1 American-Labor Leadership & Officers Speaker of the House: Sam Rayburn (D- Texas) Majority Leader: John W. McCormack (D- Massachusetts) Minority Leader: Joseph W. Martin, Jr. ... Members of the Eighty-Second United States Congress 1951 - 1952 Fred George Aandahl (Representative), Republican, ND Watkins Moorman Abbitt (Representative), Democrat, VA Thomas Gerstle Abernethy (Representative), Democrat, MS Edwin Ross Adair (Representative), Republican, IN Hugh Joseph Addonizio (Representative), Democrat, NJ George David Aiken (Senator), Republican, VT Carl Bert Albert (Representative... 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. ...

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