1942 United States Senate election in Virginia

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United States Senate election in Virginia, 1942

← 1936 November 3, 1942 1946 →
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Nominee Carter Glass Lawrence S. Wilkes
Party Democratic Socialist
Popular vote 79,421 118,546
Percentage 91.1% 6.5%

U.S. Senator before election

Carter Glass
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Carter Glass
Democratic

The 1942 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 3, 1942. Incumbent Democratic Senator Carter Glass defeated Socialist Lawrence S. Wilkes and was elected to his fifth term in office.

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Virginia, 1942[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carter Glass (inc.) 79,421 91.08% +0.58%
Socialist Lawrence S. Wilkes 5,690 6.53% +6.53%
Communist Alice Burke 2,041 2.34% -1.00%
Write-ins 48 <0.01% -0.07%
Majority 73,731 84.55% -2.40%
Turnout 87,200
Democratic hold

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