1952 United States Senate election in Virginia

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1952 United States Senate election in Virginia

← 1946 November 4, 1952 1958 →
  Harry F. Byrd.jpg No image.svg No image.svg
Nominee Harry F. Byrd, Sr. H.M. Vise, Sr. Clarke T. Robb
Party Democratic Independent Democratic Social Democratic
Popular vote 398,677 69,133 67,281
Percentage 73.4% 12.7% 12.4%

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County and Independent City Results


Byrd:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%
Vise:

     40-50%

U.S. Senator before election

Harry F. Byrd, Sr.
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Harry F. Byrd, Sr.
Democratic

The 1958 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 4, 1952. Incumbent Senator Harry F. Byrd, Sr. was re-elected to a fourth term after defeating Independent Democrat H.M. Vise, Sr. and Social Democrat Clarke Robb.

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Virginia, 1952[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Harry F. Byrd, Sr. (inc.) 398,677 73.35% +8.51%
Independent Democratic H.M. Vise, Sr. 69,133 12.72% +12.72%
Social Democratic Clarke T. Robb 67,281 12.38% +11.75%
Write-ins 8,425 1.55% +1.54%
Majority 329,544 60.63%
Turnout 543,516
Democratic hold

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