1958 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

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Nominee Hugh Scott George M. Leader
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,042,586 1,929,821
Percentage 51.2% 48.4%

Pennsylvania Senatorial Election Results by County, 1958.svg
County results

U.S. Senator before election

Edward Martin
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Hugh Scott
Republican

The 1958 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 4, 1958. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Edward Martin did not seek re-election. The Republican nominee, Hugh Scott, defeated Democratic nominee George M. Leader for the vacant seat.

Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Hugh Scott 2,042,586 51.21% -0.37%
Democratic George M. Leader 1,929,821 48.38% +0.40%
Socialist Labor George S. Taylor 10,431 0.26% +0.26%
Socialist Workers Ethel Peterson 5,742 0.14% +0.14%
N/A Other 42 0.00% N/A
Totals 3,988,622 100.00%

See also

References

  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 1958" (PDF). Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 9 July 2014.