United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1940

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United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1940
Massachusetts
1934 ←
November 5, 1940 → 1946

  David Ignatius Walsh.jpg
Nominee David I. Walsh Henry Parkman, Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,088,838 838,122
Percentage 55.61% 42.83%

Senator before election

David I. Walsh
Democratic

Elected Senator

David I. Walsh
Democratic

The United States Senate election of 1940 in Massachusetts was held on November 5, 1940, with Democratic incumbent David I. Walsh defeating his challengers.

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Prohibition[edit]

Communist[edit]

Socialist[edit]

Socialist Labor[edit]

Results[edit]

General election[edit]

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1940[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic David I. Walsh 1,088,838 55.64
Republican Henry Parkman, Jr. 838,122 42.38
Prohibition George L. Thompson 9,632 0.49
Communist Philip Frankfeld 9,465 0.48
Socialist George Lyman Paine 6,876 0.35
Socialist Labor Horace I. Hillis 4,133 0.21

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