1934 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1934

← 1928 November 6, 1934 1940 →
  Joseph Guffey.jpg David Aiken Reed.jpg
Nominee Joseph F. Guffey David A. Reed
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,494,010 1,366,872
Percentage 50.8% 46.5%

Pennsylvania Senatorial Election Results by County, 1934.svg
County results

U.S. Senator before election

David A. Reed
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Joseph F. Guffey
Democratic

The 1934 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 6, 1934. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator David A. Reed sought re-election to another term, but was defeated by Democratic nominee Joseph F. Guffey.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Joseph F. Guffey 1,494,010 50.78% +16.78%
Republican David A. Reed (inc.) 1,366,872 46.46% -17.92%
Socialist James H. Maurer 50,444 0.39% -0.37%
Prohibition Edwin J. Fithian 19,985 0.68% +0.19%
Communist Harry M. Wicks 6,170 0.21% +0.21%
Socialist Labor George W. Ohls 4,665 0.16% +0.12%
N/A Other 129 0.00% N/A
Totals 2,942,275 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1934" (PDF). Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 9 July 2014.