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Encyclopedia > United States Senate elections, 1954
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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. Eisenhower's presidency. Eisenhower's Republican party lost a net of one seat to the Democratic opposition. This small change was enough to give Democrats control of the chamber. 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. ... Dwight David Ike Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American soldier and 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 Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ...


Democrats defeated incumbents John S. Cooper (R-KY), Homer Ferguson (R-MI), Ernest S. Brown (R-NV), and Guy Cordon (R-OR), and took an open seat in Wyoming. Republicans took the seats of incumbents Guy M. Gillette (D-IA) and Thomas A. Burke (D-OH), and took open seats in Colorado and Idaho. John Sherman Cooper John Sherman Cooper (August 23, 1901 - February 21, 1991) was a Republican United States senator from Kentucky who served a total of twenty years (1946-1949, 1952-1955, 1956-1973). ... Homer Samuel Ferguson (February 25, 1889 – December 17, 1982) was a U.S. Senator from Michigan. ... Guy Cordon (April 24, 1890 – June 8, 1969) was a U.S. politician from the state of Oregon. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Guy Mark Gillette (February 3, 1879 - March 3, 1973) was a Democratic United States Senator and Representative from Iowa. ... Thomas A. Burke (October 30, 1898 - December 5, 1971) was a Democratic politician from Ohio. ... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) None Capital Boise Largest city Boise Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq. ...


Senate contests in 1954

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Alabama John Sparkman Democrat Re-elected, 82.5 - 17.5 J. Foy Guin, Jr. (Republican)
Arkansas John L. McClellan Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
California1 Thomas H. Kuchel Republican Re-elected, 53.2 - 45.5 Samuel W. Yorty (Democrat)
Colorado Edwin C. Johnson Democrat Retired: Republican victory, 51.3 - 48.7 Gordon Allott (Republican)
John A. Carroll (Democrat)
Delaware J. Allen Frear, Jr. Democrat Re-elected, 56.9 - 43.1 Herbert B. Warburton (Republican)
Georgia Richard Russell, Jr. Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Idaho Henry C. Dworshak Republican Re-elected, 62.8 - 37.2 Glen H. Taylor (Democrat)
Illinois Paul Douglas Democrat Re-elected, 53.6 - 46.4 Joseph T. Meek (Republican)
Iowa Guy M. Gillette Democrat Defeated, 52.2 - 47.5 Thomas E. Martin (Republican)
Kansas Andrew F. Schoeppel Republican Re-elected, 56.3 - 41.8 George McGill (Democrat)
Kentucky John S. Cooper Republican Defeated, 54.5 - 45.5 Alben W. Barkley (Democrat)
Louisiana Allen J. Ellender Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Maine Margaret C. Smith Republican Re-elected, 58.6 - 41.4 Paul A. Fullam (Democrat)
Massachusetts Leverett Saltonstall Republican Re-elected, 50.5 - 49.0 Foster Furcolo (Democrat)
Michigan Homer Ferguson Republican Defeated, 50.8 - 48.9 Patrick V. McNamara (Democrat)
Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey Democrat Re-elected, 56.4 - 42.1 Val Bjornson (Republican)
Mississippi James O. Eastland Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Montana James E. Murray Democrat Re-elected, 50.4 - 49.6 Wesley A. D'Ewart (Republican)
Nebraska2 Samuel W. Reynolds Republican Retired: Republican victory, 60.9 - 39.1 Roman L. Hruska (Republican)
James F. Green (Democrat)
Nebraska Hazel H. Abel Republican Retired: Republican victory, 61.1 - 38.9 Carl T. Curtis (Republican)
Keith Neville (Democrat)
Nevada3 Ernest S. Brown Republican Defeated, 58.1 - 41.9 Alan Bible (Democrat)
New Hampshire Styles Bridges Republican Re-elected, 60.2 - 39.8 Gerard L. Morin (Democrat)
New Hampshire4 Robert W. Upton Republican Defeated in primary: Republican victory, 60.2 - 39.8 Norris Cotton (Republican)
Stanley J. Betley (Democrat)
New Jersey Robert C. Hendrickson Republican Retired: Republican victory, 48.7 - 48.5 Clifford P. Case (Republican)
Charles R. Howell (Democrat)
New Mexico Clinton P. Anderson Democrat Re-elected, 57.3 - 42.7 Edwin L. Mechem (Republican)
North Carolina Alton Asa Lennon Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 65.9 - 34.1 William Kerr Scott (Democrat)
Paul C. West (Republican)
North Carolina5 Sam Ervin Democrat Re-elected, unopposed  
Ohio6 Thomas A. Burke Democrat Defeated, 50.1 - 49.9 George H. Bender (Republican)
Oklahoma Robert S. Kerr Democrat Re-elected, 55.8 - 43.7 Fred M. Mock (Republican)
Oregon Guy Cordon Republican Defeated, 50.2 - 49.8 Richard L. Neuberger (Democrat)
Rhode Island Theodore F. Green Democrat Re-elected, 59.3 - 40.7 Walter I. Sundlun (Republican)
South Carolina Charles E. Daniel7 Democrat Retired: Democratic victory, 63.1 - 36.8 Strom Thurmond (Democrat)
Edgar A. Brown (Democrat)
South Dakota Karl E. Mundt Republican Re-elected, 57.3 - 42.7 Kenneth Holum (Democrat)
Tennessee Estes Kefauver Democrat Re-elected, 70.0 - 30.0 Tom Wall (Republican)
Texas Lyndon B. Johnson Democrat Re-elected, 84.7 - 14.8 Carlos G. Watson (Republican)
Virginia A. Willis Robertson Democrat Re-elected, 79.9 - 10.7 - 9.4 Charles W. Lewis, Jr. (Independent)
Clarke T. Robb (Independent)
West Virginia Matthew M. Neely Democrat Re-elected, 54.8 - 45.2 Thomas Sweeney (Republican)
Wyoming Edward D. Crippa Republican Retired: Democratic victory, 51.5 - 48.5 Joseph C. O'Mahoney (Democrat)
William H. Harrison (Republican)

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Karl Earl Mundt (1900 - 1974) was a U.S. educator and a Republican United States Senator from South Dakota from 1948 to 1973. ... 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) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... The issue of Time Magazine in which Kefauvers victory in the New Hampshire primary was reported. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... 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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. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... William Henry Harrison (August 10, 1896–October 8, 1990) was an American politician who served as a Representative from Wyoming. ... 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. ... 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... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


2 special election held due to death of Hugh Butler (R-NE) Hugh Alfred Butler (b. ...


3 special election held due to death of Patrick A. McCarran (D-NV) Patrick Anthony McCarran (August 8, 1876 – September 28, 1954) was a Nevada senator for 22 years and noted for his strong anti-Communist stance. ...


4 special election held due to death of Charles W. Tobey (R-NH) Official photo Charles William Tobey (July 22, 1880–July 24, 1953) was an American businessman and Republican politician from Temple, New Hampshire. ...


5 special election held due to death of Clyde Roark Hoey (D-NC) Clyde Roark Hoey (11 December 1877 __ 12 May 1954) was the Democratic governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1937 to 1941. ...


6 special election held due to death of Robert A. Taft (R-OH) Robert Alphonso Taft I (September 8, 1889 - July 31, 1953), of the Taft family political dynasty of Ohio, was a United States Senator and Presidential candidate in the United States Republican Party. ...


7 Daniel had been appointed September 6, 1954, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Burnet R. Maybank (D-SC). September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Burnet Rhett Maybank (March 7, 1899 - September 1, 1954) was a U.S. Senator and governor of South Carolina. ...


Senate composition before and after elections

83rd Congress Senate Composition   84th Congress Senate Composition
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                 
Color Key: Democrats Republicans Independent

The Eighty-third United States Congress was in session from 1953 to 1955. ... The Eighty-fourth United States Congress was in session from 1955 to 1957. ... 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. ...

See also

[[Category:United States Senate elections] The U.S. House election, 1954 was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1954 which occurred in the middle of President Dwight Eisenhowers first term. ... The United States has a federal government, with elected officials at federal (national), state and local level. ... Some states elected their Senators directly even before passage of the 17th Amendment in 1913. ... Some states elected their Senators directly even before passage of the 17th Amendment in 1913. ... Some states elected their Senators directly even before passage of the 17th Amendment in 1913. ... With the passage of the 17th Amendment in 1913, the U.S. Senate election of 1914 was the first time that all senators were popularly elected instead of chosen by their state legislatures. ... The U.S. Senate election, 1916 was an election that coincided with the re-election of Democrat President Woodrow Wilson. ... The 1918 U.S. Senate election occurred on November 5, coinciding with the midpoint of Woodrow Wilsons second term as President of the United States. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups  Farmer-Labor pickup 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 term. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups  Farmer-Labor hold 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. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups  Simultaneous Republican hold and Democratic pickup The U.S. Senate election, 1930 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of Republican President Herbert Hoovers first term. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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 election. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups  Simultaneous hold  Farmer-Labor hold  Progressive hold The United States Senate elections, 1934 were elections for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of Democratic President Franklin Delano Roosevelts first term. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups  Farmer-Labor hold  Independent hold The United States Senate elections, 1936 coincided with the re-election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The U.S. Senate elections, 1938 were elections for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of Franklin Delano Roosevelts second term. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups  Progressive hold 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. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups  Simultaneous hold The United States Senate elections of 1942 occurred midway through Franklin Roosevelts third term as President. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The United States Senate elections of 1944 coincided with the re-election of Franklin Roosevelt to his fourth term as President. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The United States Senate elections of 1946 were in the middle of Democratic President Harry Trumans first term. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups  Independent pickups  Conservative pickups The U.S. Senate election, 1970 was an election for the United States Senate which was a midterm election in the term of President Richard M. Nixon. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The U.S. Senate election, 1972 was an election for the United States Senate coinciding with the landslide re-election of Richard M. Nixon. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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 Gerald Fords subsequent pardon of Nixon. ... 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 Democratic Jimmy Carters election to the presidency. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The United States Senate election, 1978 was an election for the United States Senate in the middle of Democratic President Jimmy Carters term. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The U.S. Senate election, 1980 was an election for the United States Senate that coincided with Ronald W. Reagans election to the presidency. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The U.S. Senate election, 1982 was an election for the United States Senate following the Republican gains in 1980. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The U.S. Senate election, 1984 was an election for the United States Senate that coincided with Ronald Reagans landslide re-election as president. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The U.S. Senate election, 1986 was an election for the United States Senate in the middle of Ronald Reagans second presidential term. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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, the Republicans had a net loss of one seat in the...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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 Republicans. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups 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 gains in the Senate. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The U.S. Senate election, 1994 was an election in which the Republican Party was able to take control of the Senate from the Democrats by mobilizing voters discontented with congressional incumbents and the early presidency of Bill Clinton. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The U.S. Senate election, 1996 was an election for United States Senate which coincided with the re-election of Bill Clinton as president. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The U.S. Senate election, 1998 was a roughly even contest between the Republican and Democratic parties. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The U.S. Senate election, 2000 was an election for United States Senate which coincided with the election of George W. Bush as president. ...  Republican hold  Republican pickup  Democratic hold  Democratic pickup The 2002 United States Senate election was a fiercely-contested race that resulted in a victory for the Republican Party, which gained two seats and thus a narrow majority from the Democratic Party in the United States Senate. ...  Republican holds  Republican pickups  Democratic holds  Democratic pickups The United States Senate election, 2004 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the re-election of George W. Bush as president and the United States House election, as well as many state and local elections. ... Senate Seats up for election:  Republican incumbent Retiring Republican Democratic incumbent Retiring Democrat Retiring Independent No election Elections for the United States Senate will be held on November 7, 2006, with 33 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate being contested. ... 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 thirty four of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested. ... Elections to the United States Senate will be held on November 6, 2012, with 33 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested. ...


 
 

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