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1938

Senate

Alabama — MontanaNebraska — Wyoming
Alabama
Lister HillDemocrat113,41386.38%
JM PenningtonRepublican17,88513.62%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 95,528 (72.76%); Scattering: 1


Arizona
Carl HaydenDemocrat82,71476.52%
Burt H ClinganRepublican25,37823.48%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 57,336 (53.04%)


Arkansas
Hattie W CarawayDemocrat122,88389.58%
CT AtkinsonRepublican14,29010.42%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 108,593 (79.16%)


California
Sheridan DowneyDemocrat, Progressive, Townsend1,372,31454.41%
Philip BancroftRepublican1,126,24044.65%
Lillian Symes ClementsSocialist22,5690.89%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 246,074 (9.76%); Scattering: 1,019


Colorado
Alva B AdamsDemocrat262,78658.24%
Archibald A LeeRepublican181,29740.18%
Carle WhiteheadSocialist3,6040.80%
James AllanderInd Progressive3,5220.78%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 81,489 (18.06%)


Connecticut
John A DanaherRepublican270,41342.89%
Augustine LonerganDemocrat, Union252,42640.04%
Bellani TrombleySocialist99,28215.75%
Joseph MackaySocialist-Labor6,9311.10%
Philip BrainardLabor7660.12%
Michael A RussoCommunist6150.10%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 17,987 (2.85%)


Delaware

  No election


Florida
Claude PepperDemocrat145,75782.45%
Thomas E SwansonRepublican31,03517.55%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 114,722 (64.89%)


Georgia
Walter F GeorgeDemocrat66,98795.09%
Charles A JilesInd3,4424.89%
Eugene TalmadgeInd140.02%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 63,545 (90.21%)


Idaho
D Worth ClarkDemocrat99,80154.66%
Donald S CallaghanRepublican81,93944.88%
VA VerheiProgressive8450.46%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 17,862 (9.78%)


Illinois
Scott W LucasDemocrat1,638,16251.32%
Richard J LyonsRepublican1,542,57448.33%
Enoch A HoltwickProhibition10,7070.34%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 95,588 (2.99%); Scattering: 569


Indiana
Frederick Van NuysDemocrat788,38649.85%
Raymond E WillisRepublican783,18949.52%
Herman L SeegerProhibition6,9050.44%
Louis E RoebuckSocialist2,0260.13%
Miles BlansettCommunist9840.06%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 5,197 (0.33%)


Iowa
Guy M GilletteDemocrat413,78849.74%
Lester J DickinsonRepublican410,98349.41%
George F BureshFarmer-Labor4,7230.57%
Raymond E HankeProgressive1,5250.18%
GW BausemanProhibition8200.10%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 2,805 (0.34%)


Kansas
Clyde M ReedRepublican419,53256.21%
George McGillDemocrat326,77443.78%
Joe Corpsteinwrite-in990.01%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 92,758 (12.43%)


Kentucky
Alben W BarkleyDemocrat346,73562.03%
John P HaswellRepublican212,26637.97%
AB ChandlerDemocrat200.00%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 134,469 (24.05%)


Louisiana
John H OvertonDemocrat151,58299.84%
Maurice ClarkInd2500.16%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 151,332 (99.67%)


Maine

  No election


Maryland
Millard E TydingsDemocrat357,24568.28%
Oscar LeserRepublican153,25329.29%
George W HuntUnion5,7841.11%
Elizabeth GilmanSocialist3,3110.63%
Frank NH LangLabor Party of Maryland2,3300.45%
Harry StrawCommunist1,3010.25%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 203,992 (38.99%); Scattering: 14


Massachusetts

  No election


Michigan

  No election


Minnesota

  No election


Mississipi

  No election


Missouri
Bennett Champ ClarkDemocrat757,58760.69%
Henry S CaulfieldRepublican488,68739.15%
JG HodgesSocialist1,7120.14%
— OberheuSocialist-Labor2920.02%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 268,900 (21.54%)


Montana

  No election

Nebraska

  No election


Nevada
Patrick A McCarranDemocrat27,40658.96%
Tasker L OddieRepublican19,07841.04%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 8,328 (17.92%)


New Hampshire
Charles W TobeyRepublican100,63354.23%
Fred H BrownDemocrat84,92045.77%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 15,713 (8.47%)


New Jersey
W Warren BarbourRepublican816,66752.98%
William HJ ElyDemocrat704,15945.68%
Louis H KelleyNational Prohibition8,2010.53%
John PalangioSocialist3,6710.24%
Fred TurnerTownsend Pension-Labor3,5210.23%
William NormanCommunist3,5150.23%
John C ButterworthSocialist Labor1,8730.12%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 112,508 (7.30%)


New Mexico

  No election


New York

For unexpired term ending 3 Jan 1941

James M Mead ¶Democrat, American Labor2,438,90450.67%
Edward F Corsi §Republican, Ind Progressive2,083,66643.29%
Harry W LaidlerSocialist27,1610.56%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 355,238 (7.38%); Scattering: 263,308

¶ Democrat: 2,060,876; American Labor: 378,028
§ Republican: 2,066,631; Ind Progressive: 17,035

For full term beginning 3 Jan 1939

Robert F Wagner ¶Democrat, American Labor2,497,02951.85%
John Lord O'Brian §Republican, Ind Progressive2,058,61542.75%
Herman J HahnSocialist23,5530.49%
O Martin OlsonIndustrial Government3,8510.08%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 438,414 (9.10%); Scattering: 232,485

¶ Democrat: 2,098,919; American Labor: 398,110
§ Republican: 2,046,794; Ind Progressive: 11,821


North Carolina
Robert B ReynoldsDemocrat316,68563.80%
Charles A JonasRepublican179,65036.20%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 137,035 (27.61%)


North Dakota
Gerald P NyeRepublican131,90750.12%
William LangerInd112,00742.56%
JJ NygaardDemocrat19,2447.31%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 19,900 (7.56%)


Ohio
Robert A TaftRepublican1,255,41453.62%
Robert J BulkleyDemocrat1,085,79246.38%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 169,622 (7.25%)


Oklahoma
Elmer W ThomasDemocrat307,93665.37%
Harry G GlasserRepublican159,73433.91%
PC NelsonProhibition2,2200.47%
Raymond B ClarkInd6030.13%
Herndon J ThompsonInd5730.12%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 148,202 (31.46%)


Oregon

For unexpired term ending 3 Jan 1939

Alexander G BarryRepublican180,81554.20%
Robert A MillerDemocrat152,77345.80%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 28,042 (8.41%); Scattering: 3

For full term beginning 3 Jan 1939

Rufus C HolmanRepublican203,12054.86%
Willis E MahoneyDemocrat167,13545.14%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 35,985 (9.72%); Scattering: 6


Pennsylvania
James J DavisRepublican2,086,93154.70%
George H EarleDemocrat, Royal Oak, Nonpartisan1,694,36744.41%
David HH FelixSocialist20,1550.53%
Forest S Van ValinProhibition9,3270.24%
Reginald B NauglePathfinders2,5080.07%
Pat TooheyCommunist1,5300.04%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 392,564 (10.29%); Scattering: 104


Rhode Island

  No election


South Carolina
Ellison D SmithDemocrat45,35198.89%
JDE MeyerRepublican5081.11%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 44,843 (97.78%); Scattering: 2


South Dakota

For unexpired term ending 3 Jan 1939

Gladys PyleRepublican155,29258.06%
John T McCullen SrDemocrat112,17741.94%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 43,115 (16.12%)

For full term beginning 3 Jan 1939

Chandler GurneyRepublican146,81352.46%
Tom BerryDemocrat133,06447.54%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 13,749 (4.91%)


Tennessee

For unexpired term ending 3 Jan 1943

AT StewartDemocrat194,02870.50%
Harley G FowlerRepublican72,09826.20%
John R NealInd9,1063.31%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 121,930 (44.30%)


Texas

  No election


Utah
Elbert D ThomasDemocrat102,35355.80%
Franklin S HarrisRepublican81,07144.20%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 21,282 (11.60%)


Vermont
Ernest W GibsonRepublican73,99065.58%
John McGrathDemocrat38,67334.28%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 35,317 (31.30%); Scattering: 161


Virginia

  No election


Washington
Homer T BoneDemocrat371,53562.62%
Ewing D ColvinRepublican220,20437.12%
Eugene SolieSocialist Labor1,5530.26%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 151,331 (25.51%)


West Virginia

  No election


Wisconsin
Alexander WileyRepublican446,77047.65%
Herman L EkernProgressive249,20926.58%
F Ryan DuffyDemocrat231,97624.74%
John B ChappleInd Townsend Republican7,2510.77%
Fred Bassett BlairInd Communist1,2830.14%
Joseph EhrhardtInd Socialist Labor1,0140.11%

Electorate: ; Turnout: %; Majority: 197,561 (21.07%); Scattering: 31


Wyoming

  No election


Source: Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives


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