The 1920 United States general election was held on November 2. Republican U.S. Senator Warren G. Harding was elected to serve as the 29th President of the United States, defeating Democratic nominee James M. Cox. The presidential election coincided with U.S. Senate, U.S. House, and gubernatorial elections in several states.
The Republicans gained sixty-two seats in the House of Representatives, furthering their majority over the Democrats. The Republicans also strengthened a majority in the Senate, gaining ten seats.