United States elections, 1920

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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.[1][2]

The Republicans made large gains in both congressional chambers. They picked up sixty-two seats in the House of Representatives, furthering their majority over the Democrats. The Republicans also strengthened their majority in the Senate, gaining ten seats.[2]

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  1. ^ "1920 Presidential Election". The American Presidency Project. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics of the Congressional and Presidential Election of November 2, 1920". U.S. House of Reps, Office of the Clerk. Retrieved 29 December 2011.