Electoral history of William Borah

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Senator William E. Borah (R-ID)

Electoral history of William E. Borah, United States Senator from Idaho (1907-1940), Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1924-1933), Dean of the United States Senate (1933-1940) and a candidate for 1936 Republican presidential nomination

Idaho's At-large congressional district, 1896:[1]

  • James Gunn (D/Populist) - 13,787 (47.75%)
  • William Borah (Silver Republican) - 9,034 (31.29%)
  • John T. Morrison (R) - 6,054 (20.97%)

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1902 (by legislature, January 14, 1903):[2][3][4]

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1906 (by legislature, January 15, 1907):[5][6]

1912 Republican National Convention (Vice Presidential tally):[7]

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1912 (by legislature, January 14, 1913):[8][9][10]

  • William Borah (R) (inc.) - 75 (91.5%) - elected
  • George Tannahill (D) - 5 (6.1%)
  • Kirtland Perky (D) - 2 (2.4%)

1916 Republican National Convention (Presidential tally):[11]

1916 Republican National Convention (Vice Presidential tally):[12]

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1918:[13]

  • William Borah (R) (inc.) - 63,587 (67.21%)
  • Frank L. Moore (D) - 31,018 (32.79%)

1920 Republican National Convention (Presidential tally):

1st ballot:

2nd ballot:

3rd ballot:

4th ballot:

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1924:[14]

1928 Republican presidential primaries:[15]

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1930:[16]

  • William Borah (R) (inc.) - 94,938 (72.42%)
  • Joseph M. Tyler (D) - 36,162 (27.58%)
1936 Republican presidential primaries results by state

1936 Republican presidential primaries:[17]

1936 Republican National Convention (Presidential tally):[18]

  • Alf Landon - 984 (98.11%)
  • William Borah - 19 (1.89%)

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1936:[19]

  • William Borah (R) (inc.) - 128,723 (63.36%)
  • C. Ben Ross (D) - 74,444 (36.64%)

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