1934 United States Senate election in Indiana

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Nominee Sherman Minton Arthur Robinson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 758,801 700,103
Percentage 51.46% 47.48%

U.S. senator before election

Arthur Raymond Robinson
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Sherman Minton
Democratic

The 1934 United States Senate election in Indiana took place on November 6, 1934. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Arthur Robinson ran for re-election to a second term, but lost narrowly to Democrat Sherman Minton.

General election

Candidates

Results

1934 U.S. Senate election in Indiana[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Sherman Minton 758,801 51.46% Increase7.34
Republican Arthur Raymond Robinson (incumbent) 700,103 47.48% Decrease7.82
Socialist Forrest Wallace 9,414 0.64% Increase0.40
Prohibition Albert W. Jackman 4,987 0.34% Increase0.05
Communist Wenzel Stocker 1,307 0.09% Increase0.07
Total votes 1,473,305 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

See also

References

  1. ^ Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives (1935). "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 5, 1934" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns – IN US Senate Race – Nov 06, 1934". www.ourcampaigns.com.