1952 United States Senate election in Virginia

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Nominee Harry F. Byrd Sr. H. M. Vise Sr. Clarke T. Robb
Party Democratic Independent Democrat Social Democratic
Popular vote 398,677 69,133 67,281
Percentage 73.4% 12.7% 12.4%

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County and Independent City Results

Byrd:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%

Vise:      40-50%

U.S. senator before election

Harry F. Byrd Sr.
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Harry F. Byrd Sr.
Democratic

The 1952 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 4, 1952. Incumbent Senator Harry F. Byrd Sr. was re-elected to a fourth term after defeating Independent Democrat H. M. Vise Sr. and Social Democrat Clarke Robb.

Results

1952 United States Senate election in Virginia[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Harry F. Byrd Sr. (Incumbent) 398,677 73.35% +8.51%
Independent Democratic H. M. Vise Sr. 69,133 12.72% +12.72%
Social Democratic Clarke T. Robb 67,281 12.38% +11.75%
Write-ins 8,425 1.55% +1.54%
Majority 329,544 60.63%
Turnout 543,516
Democratic hold

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