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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1916

 

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1916

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1916

November 7, 1916

 
Nominee Philander C. Knox Ellis L. Orvis
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 680,451 450,112
Percentage 56.3% 37.3%

U.S. Senator before election

George T. Oliver
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Philander C. Knox
Republican

The 1928 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 7, 1928. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Philander C. Knox defeated Democratic nominee Ellis C. Orvis.

Knox died in October 1921, during his first term,[1] and William E. Crow was appointed to fill the vacancy. Crow, however, also died before the expiration of the term, in August 1922.[2] David A. Reed was appointed to fill the vacancy created by Crow's death, and was subsequently elected to complete the rest of the term expiring in March 1923 and to a full six-year term in his own right on the same day.[3]

Major candidates

Democratic

  • Ellis L. Orvis

Republican

Results

General election results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Philander C. Knox 680,451 56.31%
Democratic Ellis L. Orvis 450,112 37.25%
Socialist Charles W. Ervin 45,385 3.76%
Prohibition Herbert T. Ames 30,089 2.49%
Single Tax Robert Colvin Macauley, Jr. 1,387 0.12%
Socialist Labor William H. Thomas 1,022 0.09%
Totals 1,208,446 100.00%

References

  1. ^ "KNOX, Philander Chase, (1853 - 1921)". Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "CROW, William Evans, (1870 - 1922)". Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "REED, David Aiken, (1880 - 1953)". Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "PA US Senate". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
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