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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1932


United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1932

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1932

November 8, 1932

Nominee James J. Davis Lawrence H. Rupp
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,375,489 1,200,760
Percentage 49.5% 43.2%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

James J. Davis

Elected U.S. Senator

James J. Davis

The 1932 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 8, 1932. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator James J. Davis successfully sought re-election, defeating Democratic nominee Lawrence H. Rupp.

Major candidates


  • Lawrence H. Rupp



General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James J. Davis (incumbent) 1,375,489 49.46
Democratic Lawrence H. Rupp 1,200,760 43.18
Prohibition Edwin J. Fithian 106,602 3.83
Socialist William J. Van Essen 91,456 3.29
Communist Harry M. Wicks 6,426 0.23
N/A Others 145 0.01


  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional and Presidential Election of November 8, 1932". Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
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