United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1958
The United States Senate election of 1958 in Massachusetts was held on November 4, 1958. Democratic incumbent John F. Kennedy was reelected to a second six-year term, defeating Republican candidate Vincent J. Celeste.
- John F. Kennedy, US Senator since 1953.
- Vincent J. Celeste, Boston attorney
- Lawrence Gilfedder, Candidate for Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth in 1956, Governor of Massachusetts in 1954 and 1952, Lt. Governor of Massachusetts in 1950 and 1948, and Massachusetts Auditor in 1946.
- Mark R. Shaw, Candidate for Governor of Maaschusetts in 1956, 1950, and 1948, and the United States Senate 1956 and 1946.
Democrat incumbent John F. Kennedy defeated Republican opponent Vincent J. Celeste by a wide margin of 874,608 votes; this represented the largest margin of victory in Massachusetts politics.
|Democratic||John F. Kennedy (Incumbent)||1,362,926||73.20|
|Republican||Vincent J. Celeste||488,318||26.23|
|Socialist Labor||Lawrence Gilfedder||5,457||0.29|
|Prohibition||Mark R. Shaw||5,335||0.29|
- "John F. Kennedy". Retrieved January 16, 2017.
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