1950 United States Senate election in Arizona

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United States Senate election in Arizona, 1950

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Nominee Carl Hayden Bruce Brockett
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 116,246 68,846
Percentage 62.8% 37.2%

U.S. Senator before election

Carl Hayden
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Carl Hayden
Democratic

The 1950 United States Senate elections in Arizona took place on November 7, 1950. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Carl Hayden ran for reelection to a fifth term, defeating Republican nominee Bruce Brockett in the general election. Brockett was formerly the Republican nominee for governor in both 1946 and 1948.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Carl T. Hayden, incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Cecil H. Miller, Arizona Farm Bureau
  • Robert E. Miller, candidate for U.S. Senate in 1938, 1940

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carl T. Hayden 95,544 70.97%
Democratic Cecil H. Miller 24,340 18.08%
Democratic Robert E. Miller 14,752 10.96%
Total votes 134,636 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Bruce Brockett, Republican nominee for governor in 1946, 1948

General election[edit]

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1950[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carl T. Hayden 116,246 62.80%
Republican Bruce Brockett 68,846 37.20%
Majority 47,400 25.60%
Turnout 185,092
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

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