1920 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1920

← 1914 November 2, 1920 1922 →
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Nominee Boies Penrose John A. Farrell Leah C. Marion
Party Republican Democratic Prohibition
Popular vote 1,067,989 484,362 132,610
Percentage 59.9% 27.2% 7.4%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

Boies Penrose

Elected U.S. Senator

Boies Penrose

The 1920 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 2, 1920. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Boies Penrose successfully sought re-election to another term, defeating Democratic nominee John A. Farrell.

Major candidates[edit]


  • John A. Farrell



General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Boies Penrose (incumbent) 1,067,989 59.94%
Democratic John A. Farrell 484,362 27.18%
Prohibition Leah C. Marion 132,610 7.44%
Socialist L. Birch Wilson, Jr. 67,316 3.78%
Socialist Labor Robert J. Wheeler 27,401 1.54%
Single Tax Joseph E. Jennings 2,110 0.12%
N/A Others 55 0.00%


  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional and Presidential Election of November 2, 1920" (PDF). Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 8 July 2014.