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1940 United States Senate election in Texas

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1940 United States Senate election in Texas

← 1934 November 5, 1940 1946 →
Nominee Tom Connally George Shannon
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 978,095 59,340
Percentage 94.24% 5.72%

U.S. senator before election

Tom Connally

Elected U.S. Senator

Tom Connally

The 1940 United States Senate election in Texas was held on November 5, 1940. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Tom Connally was re-elected to his third term in office, with only minor opposition in the Democratic primary and general elections.

Democratic primary


  • A. P. Belcher
  • Tom Connally, incumbent U.S. Senator since 1929
  • Guy B. Fisher


1940 Democratic U.S. Senate primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Connally (incumbent) 923,219 84.83%
Democratic Guy B. Fisher 98,125 9.02%
Democratic A.P. Belcher 66,962 6.15%
Total votes 1,088,306 100.00%

General election


1940 United States Senate election in Texas[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Tom Connally (incumbent) 978,095 94.24% Decrease2.45
Republican George I. Shannon 59,340 5.72% Increase2.92
Communist Homer Brooks 408 0.04% Decrease0.03
Total votes 1,037,843 100.00%
Democratic hold

See also


  1. ^ "Our Campaigns – TX US Senate – D Primary Race – July 27, 1940".
  2. ^ Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives (1941). "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 5, 1940" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.
  3. ^ "Our Campaigns – TX US Senate Race – Nov 04, 1940".

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