United States elections, 1928

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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.[1][2]

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.[2]

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  1. ^ "1928 Presidential Election". The American Presidency Project. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics of the Congressional and Presidential Election of November 6, 1928". U.S. House of Reps, Office of the Clerk. Retrieved 29 December 2011.