To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Languages
Recent
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

1916 United States Senate elections

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1916 United States Senate elections

← 1914 November 7, 1916[a] 1918 →

35 of the 96 seats in the United States Senate
49 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
JohnWKern.jpg
Jacob Harold Gallinger.jpg
Leader John W. Kern[b] Jacob H. Gallinger[c]
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat Indiana New Hampshire
Seats before 56 40
Seats won 17 18
Seats after 54 42
Seat change Decrease 2 Increase 2
Seats up 19 16

US 1916 senate election map.svg
Results of the elections:
     Democratic gain      Democratic hold
     Republican gain      Republican hold
     No election

Majority conference chairman before election

John W. Kern
Democratic

Elected Majority conference chairman

Thomas S. Martin
Democratic

The United States Senate elections of 1916 were elections that coincided with the re-election of Democratic President Woodrow Wilson. Republicans gained a net pick-up of two seats from the Democrats.

Senate Party Division, 65th Congress (1917–1919)

Majority Party: Democratic (54 seats)

Minority Party: Republican (42 seats)

Other Parties: 0

Total Seats: 96

Gains and losses

Republicans picked up seven seats:

Democrats picked up five seats:

Change in composition

Before the elections

  D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
D18 D17 D16 D15 D14 D13 D12 D11 D10 D9
D19 D20 D21 D22 D23 D24 D25 D26 D27 D28
D38
Ariz.
Ran
D37 D36 D35 D34 D33 D32 D31 D30 D29
D39
Ark. (sp)
Died
D40
Ind. (sp)
Ran
D41
Fla.
Ran
D42
Ind. (reg)
Ran
D43
Maine (reg)
Ran
D44
Md.
Ran
D45
Miss.
Ran
D46
Mo.
Ran
D47
Mont.
Ran
D48
Neb.
Ran
Majority → D49
Nev.
Ran
R39
Wis.
Ran
R40
Wyo.
Ran
D56
W.Va.
Ran
D55
Va.
Ran
D54
Texas
Ran
D53
Tenn.
Ran
D52
Ohio
Ran
D51
N.Y.
Retired
D50
N.J.
Ran
R38
Wash.
Ran
R37
Vt.
Ran
R36
Utah
Ran
R35
R.I.
Ran
R34
Pa.
Retired
R33
N.D.
Ran
R32
N.M.
Retired
R31
Minn.
Ran
R30
Mich.
Ran
R29
Mass.
Ran
R19 R20 R21 R22 R23 R24 R25
Calif.
Retired
R26
Conn.
Ran
R27
Del.
Ran
R28
Maine (sp)
Died
R18 R17 R16 R15 R14 R13 R12 R11 R10 R9
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8

Elections results

  D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
D18 D17 D16 D15 D14 D13 D12 D11 D10 D9
D19 D20 D21 D22 D23 D24 D25 D26 D27 D28
D38
Ariz.
Re-elected
D37 D36 D35 D34 D33 D32 D31 D30 D29
D39
Ark. (sp)
Hold
D40
Del.
Gain
D41
Fla.
Hold
D42
Miss.
Re-elected
D43
Mo.
Re-elected
D44
Mont.
Re-elected
D45
Neb.
Re-elected
D46
Nev.
Re-elected
D47
N.M.
Gain
D48
Ohio
Re-elected
Majority → D49
R.I.
Gain
R39
Vt.
Re-elected
R40
Wash.
Re-elected
R41
W.Va.
Gain
R42
Wis.
Re-elected
D54
Wyo.
Gain
D53
Va.
Re-elected
D52
Utah
Gain
D51
Texas
Re-elected
D50
Tenn.
Hold
R38
Pa.
Hold
R37
N.D.
Re-elected
R36
N.Y.
Gain
R35
N.J.
Gain
R34
Minn.
Hold
R33
Mich.
Re-elected
R32
Mass.
Re-elected
R31
Md.
Gain
R30
Maine (sp)
Hold
R29
Maine (reg)
Gain
R19 R20 R21 R22 R23 R24 R25
Calif.
Hold
R26
Conn.
Re-elected
R27
Ind. (reg)
Gain
R28
Ind. (sp)
Gain
R18 R17 R16 R15 R14 R13 R12 R11 R10 R9
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8
Key
D# Democratic
R# Republican

Race summaries

Special elections during the 64th Congress

In these special elections, the winner was seated during 1916 or before March 4, 1917; ordered by election date.

State Incumbent Results Candidates
Senator Party Electoral history
Maine
(Class 2)
Edwin C. Burleigh Republican 1913 Incumbent died June 16, 1916.
A new senator elected September 11, 1916.
Republican hold.
Arkansas
(Class 3)
James Paul Clarke Democratic 1903
1909
1914
Incumbent died October 1, 1916.
New senator elected November 7, 1916.
Democratic hold.
Indiana
(Class 3)
Thomas Taggart Democratic 1916 (Appointed) Interim appointee lost election to finish term.
New senator elected November 7, 1916.
Republican gain.

Elections leading to the 65th Congress

In these general elections, the winners were elected for the term beginning March 4, 1917; ordered by state.

All of the elections involved the Class 1 seats.

State Incumbent Results Candidates
Senator Party Electoral history
Arizona Henry F. Ashurst Democratic 1912 Incumbent re-elected.
California John D. Works Republican 1911 Incumbent retired.
New senator elected.
Republican hold.
Connecticut George P. McLean Republican 1911 Incumbent re-elected.
Delaware Henry A. du Pont Republican 1906 (Special)
1911
Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
Florida Nathan P. Bryan Democratic 1911 (Appointed)
1911 (Special)
Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Democratic hold.
Indiana John W. Kern Democratic 1911 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Republican gain.
Maine Charles Fletcher Johnson Democratic 1910 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected September 11, 1916.
Republican gain.
Maryland Blair Lee I Democratic 1913 (Special) Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Republican gain.
Massachusetts Henry Cabot Lodge Republican 1893
1899
1905
1911
Incumbent re-elected
Michigan Charles E. Townsend Republican 1910 Incumbent re-elected.[13]
  • Green tickY Charles E. Townsend (Republican) 56.34%
  • Lawrence Price (Democratic) 39.85%
  • E. O. Foss (Socialist) 2.41%
  • John Y. Johnston (Prohibition) 1.17%
  • Herman Richter (Socialist Labor) 0.14%
Minnesota Moses E. Clapp Republican 1901 (Special)
1905
1911
Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Republican hold.
Mississippi John Sharp Williams Democratic 1908 (Early) Incumbent re-elected.
Missouri James A. Reed Democratic 1910 Incumbent re-elected.
Montana Henry L. Myers Democratic 1911 Incumbent re-elected.
Nebraska Gilbert Hitchcock Democratic 1911 Incumbent re-elected.
Nevada Key Pittman Democratic 1913 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY Key Pittman (Democratic) 38.81%
  • Samuel Platt (Republican) 32.28%
  • Ashley G. Miller (Socialist) 28.91%[20]
New Jersey James Edgar Martine Democratic 1911 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Republican gain.
New Mexico Thomas B. Catron Republican 1912 Incumbent retired.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
New York James Aloysius O'Gorman Democratic 1911 Incumbent retired.
New senator elected.
Republican gain.
North Dakota Porter J. McCumber Republican 1911 Incumbent re-elected.
Ohio Atlee Pomerene Democratic 1911 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania George T. Oliver Republican 1909 (Special)
1911
Incumbent retired.
New senator elected.
Republican hold.
Rhode Island Henry F. Lippitt Republican 1910 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
Tennessee Luke Lea Democratic 1911 Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.[25]
Democratic hold.
Texas Charles Allen Culberson Democratic 1899
1905
1911
Incumbent re-elected.
Utah George Sutherland Republican 1905
1911
Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
Vermont Carroll S. Page Republican 1908 (Special)
1910
Incumbent re-elected.
Virginia Claude A. Swanson Democratic 1910 (Appointed)
1911 (Appointed)
1912 (Special)
Incumbent re-elected.
Washington Miles Poindexter Republican 1910 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY Miles Poindexter (Republican) 55.39%
  • George Turner (Democratic) 37.06%
  • Bruce Rogers (Socialist) 5.95%
  • Joseph Campbell (Prohibition) 1.21%
  • Walter J. Thompson (Progressive) 0.4%[31]
West Virginia William E. Chilton Democratic 1911 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Republican gain.
Wisconsin Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Republican 1905
1911
Incumbent re-elected.
Wyoming Clarence D. Clark Republican 1911 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.

Arizona

Arkansas (Special)

Three-term Democratic Senate President pro tempore James Paul Clarke died October 1, 1916.

Democrat William F. Kirby was elected November 7, 1916 to finish the term. He served only the rest of this term, losing renomination in 1920.

California

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Indiana

Indiana senators
James Eli Watson, winner of the class 3 special election
Harry Stewart New, winner of the class 1 regular election

There were two elections held November 7, 1916 due to a vacancy.

Indiana (Special)

Two-term Democrat Benjamin F. Shively was re-elected in 1914 but died March 14, 1916. Democrat Thomas Taggart was appointed March 20, 1916 to continue the term until a November 7, 1916 special election. Taggart lost the special election to Republican James Eli Watson.

Watson would finish out the term, be re-elected twice, and serve until his 1932 re-election loss.

Indiana (Regular)

One-term Democrat John W. Kern was elected in 1911. He lost re-election to Republican Harry Stewart New.

New served only until losing renomination in 1922.

Maine

Maine senators
Bert M. Fernald, winner of the class 2 special election
Frederick Hale, winner of the class 1 regular election

There were two elections due to a vacancy. Both elections were held September 11, 1916, as Maine routinely held its annual elections in September at the time.

Maine (Special)

One-term Republican Edwin C. Burleigh was elected in 1913, and died June 16, 1916. Republican Bert M. Fernald was elected September 12, 1916 to finish the term.

Fernand would later be re-elected twice and serve until his 1926 death.

Maine (Regular)

One-term Democrat Charles Fletcher Johnson was elected in 1911. He lost re-election to Republican Frederick Hale.

Hale would later be re-elected three times and serve until his 1935 retirement.

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Dakota

Ohio

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

See also

Notes

References

  1. ^ "ME US Senate - Special Election Race - September 11, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  2. ^ "AR US Senate Special Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  3. ^ "IN US Senate - Special Election Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  4. ^ "AZ US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  5. ^ "CA US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  6. ^ "CT US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  7. ^ "DE US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  8. ^ "FL US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  9. ^ "IN US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  10. ^ "ME US Senate Race - September 11, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  11. ^ "MD US Senate - D Primary Race - May 1, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  12. ^ "MD US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  13. ^ a b "MA US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  14. ^ "MN US Senate - R Primary Race - June 19, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  15. ^ "MN US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  16. ^ "MS US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  17. ^ "MO US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  18. ^ "MT US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  19. ^ "NE US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  20. ^ "NV US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  21. ^ "NJ US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  22. ^ "NM US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  23. ^ "ND US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  24. ^ "OH US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  25. ^ a b "PA US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  26. ^ "RI US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  27. ^ "TX US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  28. ^ "UT US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  29. ^ "VT US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  30. ^ "VA US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  31. ^ "WA US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  32. ^ "WV US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  33. ^ "WI US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  34. ^ "WY US Senate Race - November 7, 1916". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
This page was last edited on 24 August 2020, at 01:55
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.