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Encyclopedia > United States Senate elections, 1966
Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, simultaneous hold in purple
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Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, simultaneous hold in purple

The U.S. Senate election, 1966 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred midway through the term of President Lyndon Baines Johnson. As in many midterm elections, and with divisions over Vietnam in the Democratic base, the Republican opposition took three Democratic seats, but the balance remained overwhelmingly in favor of the Democrats, who retained a 64-36 majority. 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. ... Lyndon Baines Johnson ( August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician. ... 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. ...


Republicans won two open seats in Oregon and Tennessee and defeated incumbent Paul Douglas (D-IL). Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... 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. ... Paul Howard Douglas (March 26, 1892 - September 24, 1976) was a University of Chicago economist and Democratic United States Senator, 1949–1967, representing the State of Illinois. ...


In 1968, Republican Charles E. Goodell was appointed to the seat of assassinated presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY). This is not included in the party balances. 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Charles Ellsworth Goodell (March 16, 1926–January 21, 1987) was a Representative and a Senator from New York, notable for coming into both offices under special circumstances following the deaths of his predecessors. ... Robert Francis Bobby Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also called RFK, was one of two younger brothers of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, and served as United States Attorney General from 1961–1964. ...


Senate contests in 1966

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Alabama John Sparkman Democrat Re-elected, 60.1 - 39.0 John Grenier (Republican)
Alaska Bob Bartlett Democrat Re-elected, 75.5 - 24.5 Lee L. McKinley (Republican)
Arkansas John L. McClellan Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Colorado Gordon Allott Republican Re-elected, 58.0 - 41.9 Roy Romer (Democrat)
Delaware J. Caleb Boggs Republican Re-elected, 59.1 - 40.9 James M. Tunnell, Jr. (Democrat)
Georgia Richard Russell, Jr. Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Idaho Len B. Jordan Republican Re-elected, 55.4 - 44.6 Ralph R. Harding (Democrat)
Illinois Paul Douglas Democrat Defeated, 55.0 - 43.9 Charles H. Percy (Republican)
Iowa Jack Miller Republican Re-elected, 60.9 - 37.8 E. B. Smith (Democrat)
Kansas James B. Pearson Republican Re-elected, 52.2 - 45.2 J. Floyd Breeding (Democrat)
Kentucky John S. Cooper Republican Re-elected, 64.5 - 35.5 John Y. Brown (Democrat)
Louisiana Allen J. Ellender Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Maine Margaret C. Smith Republican Re-elected, 59.0 - 41.1 Elmer H. Violette (Democrat)
Massachusetts Leverett Saltonstall Republican Retired: Republican victory, 60.7 - 38.7 Edward W. Brooke (Republican)
Endicott Peabody (Democrat)
Michigan Robert P. Griffin Republican Re-elected, 55.9 - 43.8 Robert P. Griffin (Republican)
G. Mennen Williams (Democrat)
Minnesota Walter F. Mondale1 Democrat Re-elected, 53.9 - 45.2 Robert A. Forsythe (Republican)
Mississippi James O. Eastland Democrat Re-elected, 65.5 - 26.8 - 7.8 Prentiss Walker (Republican)
Clifton R. Whitley (Independent)
Montana Lee Metcalf Democrat Re-elected, 53.2 - 46.8 Tim Babcock (Republican)
Nebraska Carl T. Curtis Republican Re-elected, 61.2 - 38.8 Frank B. Morrison (Democrat)
New Hampshire Thomas J. McIntyre Democrat Re-elected, 54.0 - 45.9 Harrison J. Thyng (Republican)
New Jersey Clifford P. Case Republican Re-elected, 60.0 - 37.0 Warren W. Wilentz (Democrat)
New Mexico Clinton P. Anderson Democrat Re-elected, 53.1 - 46.9 Anderson Carter (Republican)
North Carolina B. Everett Jordan Democrat Re-elected, 55.6 - 44.4 John S. Shallcross (Republican)
Oklahoma Fred R. Harris Democrat Re-elected, 53.7 - 46.3 Pat J. Patterson (Republican)
Oregon Maurine B. Neuberger Democrat Retired: Republican victory, 51.7 - 48.2 Mark O. Hatfield (Republican)
Robert B. Duncan (Democrat)
Rhode Island Claiborne Pell Democrat Re-elected, 67.7 - 32.3 Ruth M. Briggs (Republican)
South Carolina Strom Thurmond Republican Re-elected, 62.2 - 37.8 Bradley Morrah (Democrat)
South Carolina2 Donald S. Russell Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 51.4 - 48.7 Ernest F. Hollings (Democrat)
Marshall Parker (Republican)
South Dakota Karl E. Mundt Republican Re-elected, 66.3 - 33.7 Donn H. Wright (Democrat)
Tennessee Ross Bass Democrat Defeated in Primary: Republican victory, 55.7 - 44.3 Howard H. Baker, Jr. (Republican)
Frank G. Clement (Democrat)
Texas John G. Tower Republican Re-elected, 56.4 - 43.1 Waggoner Carr (Democrat)
Virginia3 Harry F. Byrd, Jr. Democrat Re-elected, 53.3 - 37.4 - 7.9 Lawrence M. Traylor (Republican)
John W. Carter (Independent)
Virginia A. Willis Robertson Democrat Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 58.6 - 33.5 - 7.9 William B. Spong, Jr. (Democrat)
James P. Ould, Jr. (Republican)
F. Lee Hawthorne (Conservative)
West Virginia Jennings Randolph Democrat Re-elected, 59.5 - 40.5 Francis J. Love (Republican)
Wyoming Milward Simpson Republican Retired: Republican victory, 51.8 - 48.2 Clifford P. Hansen (Republican)
Teno Roncalio (Democrat)

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Official language(s) English Capital Juneau Largest city Anchorage Area  Ranked 1st  - Total 663,267 sq mi (1,717,854 km²)  - Width 808 miles (1,300 km)  - Length 1,479 miles (2,380 km)  - % water 13. ... Bronze by Felix W. de Weldon. ... 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) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,732 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... John Little McClellan (25 February 1896 – 28 November 1977) was a member of the US Senate|United States Senate and United States House of Representatives from Arkansas. ... 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2 special election held due to death of Olin D. Johnston (D-SC) Olin DeWitt Talmadge Johnston (November 18, 1896 - April 18, 1965) was a Politician from the U.S. State of South Carolina. ...


3 special election held due to resignation of Harry F. Byrd (D-VA) Harry Flood Byrd, Sr. ...


See also

The U.S. House election, 1966 was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1966 which occurred in the middle of President Lyndon Johnsons second term. ...

Senate composition before and after elections

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