1946 United States Senate election in Arizona

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1946 United States Senate election in Arizona
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  1940 November 5, 1946 1952  
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Nominee Ernest McFarland Ward S. Powers
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote80,41535,022
Percentage69.2%30.1%

U.S. senator before election

Ernest McFarland
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Ernest McFarland
Democratic

The 1946 United States Senate elections in Arizona took place on November 5, 1946. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Ernest McFarland ran for reelection to a second term, easily defeating his Republican challenger Ward S. Powers in the general election.

Contents

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Ernest McFarland (incumbent) 61,287 79.5%
Democratic Harry J. Valentine15,81820.5%
Total votes77,105 100.0

Republican primary

Candidates

General election

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1946 [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Ernest McFarland (incumbent) 80,415 69.2%
Republican Ward S. Powers35,02230.1%
Communist Morris Graham8020.7%
Majority45,39339.1%
Turnout 116,239
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

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References

  1. "Our Campaigns - AZ US Senate - D Primary Race - Jul 16, 1946".
  2. "Our Campaigns - AZ US Senate Race - Nov 05, 1946".