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United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1942


United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1942

United States Senate special election in Massachusetts, 1942

November 3, 1942

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.

Elected Senator

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

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.


  • Candidates 1
    • Democratic 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
    • Socialist 1.3
    • Socialist Workers 1.4
    • Prohibition 1.5
  • Results 2
    • Primaries 2.1
    • General election 2.2
  • References 3





  • George Lyman Paine - Candidate for US Senate in 1940.

Socialist Workers


  • Governor of Massachusetts in 1938 and United States Senator in 1940.



Democratic primary [1]
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
Republican primary [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 174,401 78.36
Republican Courtenay Crocker 23,503 10.56

General election

General election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 721,239 52.44 +3.91
Democratic Joseph E. Casey 641,042 46.61 +5.62
Socialist George Lyman Paine 4,802 0.35 -0.19
Socialist Labor Horace I. Hillis 4,781 0.35 +0.35
Prohibition George L. Thompson 3,577 0.26 +0.26


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 3.^ Election statistics: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1942)
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