1942 United States Senate election in Massachusetts

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1942

← 1936 November 3, 1942 1944 (special) →
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Nominee Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Joseph E. Casey
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 721,239 641,042
Percentage 52.44% 46.61%

Senator before election

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Republican

Elected Senator

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Republican

The United States Senate election of 1942 in Massachusetts was held on November 3, 1942, with Republican incumbent Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. defeating his challengers.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 174,401 78.36%
Republican Courtenay Crocker 23,503 10.56%

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary [2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph E. Casey 108,251 40.15%
Democratic John F. Fitzgerald 80,456 29.84%
Democratic Joseph Lee 32,260 11.97%
Democratic Daniel H. Coakley 17,105 6.34%

Third parties and independents[edit]

Prohibition[edit]

Socialist[edit]

Socialist Labor[edit]

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

General election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 721,239 52.44 Increase3.91
Democratic Joseph E. Casey 641,042 46.61 Increase5.62
Socialist George Lyman Paine 4,802 0.35 Decrease0.19
Socialist Labor Horace I. Hillis 4,781 0.35 Increase0.35
Prohibition George L. Thompson 3,577 0.26 Increase0.26

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