United States Senate special election in Massachusetts, 1926
The United States Senate special election of 1926 in Massachusetts was held on November 2, 1926, with Democratic David I. Walsh defeating Incumbent Republican U.S Senator William Morgan Butler who was appointed after the death of Republican Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Walsh returned to the U.S Senate for a 2-year term.
- William M. Butler, United States Senator since November 13, 1924. Appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry Cabot Lodge.
- John J. Ballam, Founding member of the Communist Party of America, candidate for Governor of Massachusetts in 1924.
Modification of Volstead Act
- Washington Cook, Republican member of the Massachusetts Governor's Council and independent candidate for the United States Senate in 1922.
|Democratic||David I. Walsh||525,303||52.01|
|Republican||William M. Butler||469,989||46.54|
|Workers Party||John J. Ballam||5,167||0.51|
|Modification of Volstead Act||Washington Cook||4,766||0.47|
|Socialist||Alfred Baker Lewis||4,730||0.47|
- Office of the Secretary of Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1926). Number of assessed polls, registered voters and persons who voted in each voting precinct in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the state, city and town elections. p. 175.
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