1916 United States Senate election in Vermont

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United States Senate election in Vermont, 1916

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  Carroll Smalley Page Senator.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Carroll S. Page Oscar C. Miller
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 47,362 14,956
Percentage 74.4% 23.5%

U.S. Senator before election

Carroll S. Page
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Carroll S. Page
Republican

The 1916 United States Senate election in Vermont took place on November 7, 1916. Incumbent Republican Carroll S. Page successfully ran for re-election to another term in the United States Senate, defeating Democratic candidate Oscar C. Miller. This was the second United States Senate direct election to take place in Vermont following the ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and the first for Vermont's Class I seat.

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Carroll S. Page (inc.) 27,213 62.0
Republican Allen M. Fletcher 8,912 20.3
Republican Charles W. Gates 7,753 17.7
Republican Other 7 0.0
Total votes 43,885 100

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Oscar C. Miller 3,816 99.8
Democratic Other 6 0.2
Total votes 3,822 100

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Vermont, 1916[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Carroll S. Page (inc.) 47,362 74.4
Democratic Oscar C. Miller 14,956 23.5
Socialist Norman E. Greenslet 1,336 2.1
Total votes 63,654 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - U.S. Senator - 1914-2014" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 16 June 2015.