United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1950

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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1950
Pennsylvania
1944 ←
November 7, 1950 → 1956

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Nominee James H. Duff Francis J. Myers
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,820,400 1,694,076
Percentage 51.3% 47.7%

U.S. Senator before election

Francis J. Myers
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

James H. Duff
Republican

The 1950 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 7, 1950. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Francis J. Myers sought re-election, but was defeated by Republican nominee James H. Duff.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James H. Duff 1,820,400 51.30
Democratic Francis J. Myers (incumbent) 1,694,076 47.74
Prohibition Earl N. Bergerstock 12,618 0.36
GI's Against Communism Jack Still 8,353 0.24
Progressive Lillian R. Narins 5,516 0.16
Socialist William J. Van Essen 4,864 0.14
Socialist Labor Frank Knotek 1,596 0.05
Militant Workers Clyde A. Turner 1,219 0.03

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 1950" (PDF). Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 8 July 2014.