United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1942

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United States Senate special election in Massachusetts, 1942
Massachusetts
1936 ←
November 3, 1942 → 1944

  HenryCabotLodgeJr.jpg
Nominee Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Joseph E. Casey
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 721,239 641,042
Percentage 52.44% 46.61%

Senator before election

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Republican

Elected Senator

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Republican

The United States Senate election of 1942 in Massachusetts was held on November 3, 1942 with Republican incumbent Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 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 Joseph E. Casey 108,251 40.15
Democratic John F. Fitzgerald 80,456 29.84
Democratic Joseph Lee 32,260 11.97
Democratic Daniel H. Coakley 17,105 6.34
Republican primary [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 174,401 78.36
Republican Courtenay Crocker 23,503 10.56

General election[edit]

General election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 721,239 52.44 +3.91
Democratic Joseph E. Casey 641,042 46.61 +5.62
Socialist George Lyman Paine 4,802 0.35 -0.19
Socialist Labor Horace I. Hillis 4,781 0.35 +0.35
Prohibition George L. Thompson 3,577 0.26 +0.26

References[edit]

 3.^ Election statistics: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1942)