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United States elections, 1924

The 1924 United States general election was held on November 4. Republican President Calvin Coolidge was elected to serve a full term, defeating Democratic nominee, former Ambassador John W. Davis and Progressive Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr. of Wisconsin. The presidential election coincided with U.S. Senate, U.S. House, and gubernatorial elections in several states.[1][2]

The Republicans gained twenty-two seats in the House of Representatives, increasing their majority over the Democrats. The Republicans also furthered a majority in the Senate, gaining four seats from the Democrats.[2]

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  1. ^ "1924 Presidential Election". The American Presidency Project. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics of the Congressional and Presidential Election of November 4, 1924". U.S. House of Reps, Office of the Clerk. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
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