United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1930

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United States Senate special election in Massachusetts, 1930
Massachusetts
1924 ←
November 4, 1930 → 1936

  MarcusACoolidge.jpg William Butler.jpg
Nominee Marcus A. Coolidge William M. Butler
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 651,939 539,226
Percentage 54.01% 44.67%

Senator before election

William M. Butler
Republican

Elected Senator

Marcus A. Coolidge
Democratic

The United States Senate election of 1930 in Massachusetts was held on November 4, 1930 with Democrat Marcus A. Coolidge defeating his challengers.

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Socialist[edit]

Socialist Workers[edit]

Prohibition[edit]

Results[edit]

Primaries[edit]

Democratic primary [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Marcus A. Coolidge 81,451 40.71
Democratic Joseph F. O'Connell 54,829 27.41
Democratic Thomas C. O'Brien 45,272 22.63
Democratic Eugene Foss 12,824 6.41
Democratic Peter J. Joyce 5,680 2.84
Republican primary [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican William M. Butler 163,336 47.61
Republican Eben Sumner Draper, Jr. 156,745 45.69
Republican Andrew J. Gillis 22,996 6.70

General election[edit]

General election [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Marcus A. Coolidge 651,939 54.01
Republican William M. Butler 539,226 44.67
Socialist Sylvester J. McBride 7,244 0.60
Socialist Labor Oscar Kinsalas 4,640 0.38
Communist Max Lerner 3,962 0.33

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