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United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1928

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1928

November 6, 1928

 
Nominee David I. Walsh Benjamin Loring Young
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 818,055 693,563
Percentage 53.65% 45.48%

Senator before election

David I. Walsh
Democratic

Elected Senator

David I. Walsh
Democratic

The United States Senate election of 1928 in Massachusetts was held on November 6, 1928, with Democratic incumbent David I. Walsh defeating his challengers.

Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Socialist

Workers'

Results

Primaries

Republican Primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Benjamin Loring Young 166,373 41.13
Republican Eben Sumner Draper, Jr. 143,667 35.52
Republican Butler Ames 94,476 23.36

General election

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1928[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic David I. Walsh 818,055 53.65
Republican Benjamin Loring Young 693,563 45.48
Socialist Alfred B. Lewis 7,675 0.50
Workers Party John J. Ballam 5,621 0.37

References

  1. ^ Office of the Secretary of Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1928). Number of assessed polls, registered voters and persons who voted in each voting precinct in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the state, city and town elections. p. 123. 
  2. ^ Office of the Secretary of Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1928). Number of assessed polls, registered voters and persons who voted in each voting precinct in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the state, city and town elections. p. 375. 
 3. ^ www.hope1842.com/draperebenjr
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