United States Senate special election in Massachusetts, 1926

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United States Senate special election in Massachusetts, 1926
Massachusetts
← 1922 November 2, 1926 1932 →
  David Ignatius Walsh.jpg William Butler.jpg
Nominee David I. Walsh William M. Butler
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 525,303 469,989
Percentage 52.01% 46.54%

Senator before election

David I. Walsh
Democratic

Elected Senator

David I. Walsh
Democratic

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.

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Workers'[edit]

Modification of Volstead Act[edit]

Socialist[edit]

General election[edit]

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1928[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
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

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