This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.Find sources: "1962 United States Senate election in Indiana" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (June 2020) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
1962 United States Senate election in Indiana

← 1956 November 6, 1962 1968 →
 
Nominee Birch Bayh Homer Capehart
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 905,491 894,547
Percentage 50.30% 49.70%

County results
Bayh:      50–60%      60–70%
Capehart:      50–60%      60-70%

U.S. senator before election

Homer Capehart
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Birch Bayh
Democratic

The 1962 United States Senate election in Indiana took place on November 6, 1962. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Homer Capehart ran for re-election to a fourth consecutive term in office, but was narrowly defeated by Democratic State Representative Birch Bayh.

General election

Candidates

Results

1962 United States Senate election in Indiana[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Birch Bayh 905,491 50.30% Increase5.91
Republican Homer Capehart (incumbent) 894,547 49.70% Decrease5.51
Total votes 1,800,038 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - IN US Senate Race - Nov 05, 1974".