1958 United States Senate election in Wyoming

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1958 United States Senate election in Wyoming

← 1952 November 4, 1958 1964 →
  Gale W. McGee.jpg Frank Barrett.jpg
Nominee Gale McGee Frank A. Barrett
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 58,035 56,122
Percentage 50.84% 49.16%

U.S. Senator before election

Frank Barrett
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Gale McGee
Democratic

The 1958 United States Senate election in Wyoming was held on November 4, 1958. Incumbent Republican Senator Frank A. Barrett was defeated by Democrat Gale McGee

This was one of ten seats Democrats gained from the Republican Party in 1958.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

1958 Democratic U.S. Senate primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gale McGee 22,098 59.53%
Democratic Hepburn Armstrong 15,024 40.47%
Total votes 37,122 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Gale McGee 58,035 50.84% Increase2.47
Republican Frank A. Barrett (incumbent) 56,122 49.16% Decrease2.48
Total votes 114,157 100.00%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WY US Senate - D Primary". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 7 January 2019.