The 1928 United States general election was held on November 6. Republican former Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover was elected to serve as the 31st President of the United States, defeating Democratic nominee Al Smith. The presidential election coincided with U.S. Senate, U.S. House, and gubernatorial elections in several states.
The Republicans gained thirty-two seats in the House of Representatives, furthering a majority over the Democrats. The Republicans also increased a majority in the Senate, gaining eight seats.