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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1944

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1944

November 7, 1944

Nominee Francis J. Myers James J. Davis
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,864,622 1,840,938
Percentage 49.99% 49.35%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

James J. Davis

Elected U.S. Senator

Francis J. Myers

The 1944 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 7, 1944. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator James J. Davis sought re-election, but was defeated by Democratic nominee Francis J. Myers.


  • Major candidates 1
    • Democratic 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
  • Results 2
  • References 3

Major candidates




General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Francis J. Myers 1,864,622 49.99
Republican James J. Davis (incumbent) 1,840,938 49.35
Socialist J. Henry Stump 14,129 0.38
Prohibition Charles Palmer 8,599 0.23
Socialist Labor Frank Knotek 1,989 0.05


  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional and Presidential Election of November 7, 1944". Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
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