1944 United States Senate election in Arizona

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United States Senate election in Arizona, 1944

← 1938 November 7, 1944 1950 →
  Carl Hayden.jpg Fred Wildon Fickett, Jr.jpg
Nominee Carl Hayden Fred Wildon Fickett Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 90,335 39,891
Percentage 69.4% 30.6%

U.S. Senator before election

Carl Hayden
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Carl Hayden
Democratic

The 1944 United States Senate election in Arizona took place on November 7, 1944. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Carl Hayden ran for reelection to a fourth term, defeating Republican nominee Fred Wildon Fickett Jr., in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Carl T. Hayden, incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Joe Conway, Attorney General of Arizona
  • Henderson Stockton, candidate for U.S. Senate in 1940

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carl T. Hayden 48,812 64.54%
Democratic Joe Conway 22,764 30.10%
Democratic Henderson Stockton 4,059 5.37%
Total votes 75,635 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Fred Wildon Fickett Jr.

General election[edit]

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1944[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carl T. Hayden 90,335 69.37%
Republican Fred Wildon Fickett Jr. 39,891 30.63%
Majority 50,444 38.74%
Turnout 130,226
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

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