United States Senate election in Nevada, 1958

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United States Senate election in Nevada, 1958
Nevada
1952 ←
November 4, 1958
→ 1964

  Howard Cannon.jpg George malone.jpg
Nominee Howard Cannon George W. Malone
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 48,732 35,760
Percentage 57.7% 42.3%

U.S. Senator before election

George W. Malone
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Howard Cannon
Democratic

The 1958 United States Senate election in Nevada was held on November 4, 1958. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator George W. Malone ran for re-election to a third term, but was defeated by Democrat Howard Cannon.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Howard Cannon 48,732 57.65% +7.63%
Republican George W. Malone (inc.) 35,760 42.32% -9.35%
Majority 12,972 15.35% +12.00%
Turnout 84,492
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References[edit]

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