United States Senate election in Arizona, 1914

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United States Senate election in Arizona, 1914
Arizona
← 1912 November 3, 1914 1920 →
  Marcus Aurelius Smith.jpg Don Lorenzo Hubbell.jpg Eugene W. Chafin.jpg
Nominee Marcus A. Smith Don Lorenzo Hubbell Eugene W. Chafin
Party Democratic Republican Prohibition
Popular vote 25,800 9,183 7,293
Percentage 53.23% 18.95% 15.05%

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Nominee Bert Davis J. Bernard Nelson
Party Socialist Progressive
Popular vote 3,582 2,608
Percentage 7.39% 5.38%

U.S. Senator before election

Marcus A. Smith
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Marcus A. Smith
Democratic

The 1914 United States Senate elections in Arizona took place on November 3, 1914. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Marcus A. Smith ran for reelection to a second term, defeating Republican State Senator Don Lorenzo Hubbell in the general election by a wide margin. Several third party candidates also ran in the election, notably former Prohibition Party Presidential nominee Eugene W. Chafin, as well as Bert Davis of the Socialist Party and J. Bernard Nelson of the Progressive Party.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Marcus A. Smith, incumbent U.S. Senator since 1912
  • Reese M. Ling, attorney

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marcus A. Smith 17,714 64.95%
Democratic Reese M. Ling 9,558 35.05%
Total votes 27,272 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

General election[edit]

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1914[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Marcus A. Smith 25,800 53.23%
Republican Don Lorenzo Hubbell 9,183 18.95%
Prohibition Eugene W. Chafin 7,293 15.05%
Socialist Bert Davis 3,582 7.39%
Progressive J. Bernard Nelson 2,608 5.38%
Majority 16,617 34.28%
Turnout 48,466
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

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