1920 United States Senate election in Vermont

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United States Senate election in Vermont, 1920

← 1914 November 2, 1920 (1920-11-02) 1923 →
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Nominee William P. Dillingham Howard Shaw
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 69,650 19,580
Percentage 78.1% 21.9%

U.S. Senator before election

William P. Dillingham
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

William P. Dillingham
Republican

The 1920 United States Senate election in Vermont took place on November 2, 1920. Incumbent Republican William P. Dillingham successfully ran for re-election to another term in the United States Senate, defeating Democratic candidate Howard E. Shaw. Dillingham died in July 1923, vacating the seat until a special election could be held in November 1923.

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican William P. Dillingham (inc.) 52,666 99.9%
Republican Other 45 0.1%
Total votes 52,711 100.00%

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Howard E. Shaw 9,375 99.9%
Democratic Other 12 0.1%
Total votes 9,387 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Vermont, 1920[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican William P. Dillingham (inc.) 69,650 78.1%
Democratic Howard E. Shaw 19,580 21.9%
Total votes 89,230 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - U.S. Senator - 1914-2014" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 16 June 2015.