United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1962

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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1962
Pennsylvania
1956 ←
November 6, 1962
→ 1968

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Nominee Joseph S. Clark, Jr. James E. Van Zandt
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 2,238,383 2,134,649
Percentage 51.1% 48.7%

Pennsylvania Senatorial Election Results by County, 1962.svg

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Joseph S. Clark, Jr.
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Joseph S. Clark, Jr.
Democratic

The 1962 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 6, 1962. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Joseph S. Clark, Jr. successfully sought re-election to another term, defeating Republican nominee James E. Van Zandt.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Joseph S. Clark, Jr. (incumbent) 2,238,383 51.07
Republican James E. Van Zandt 2,134,649 48.70
Socialist Labor Arla A. Albaugh 10,387 0.24
N/A Other 2 0.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1962". Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 8 July 2014.