List of United States Senate elections in Ohio


List of United States Senate elections in Ohio

This is an incomplete list of elections for United States Senators from Ohio.

Ohio is entitled to elect two senators to the United States Senate for six-year terms. These elections are staggered and Ohio's two senators are in election schedule classes 1 and 3. Bold type indicates victor. Italic type indicates incumbent.

Candidates for U.S. Senator from Ohio (Class 1)

Year Democrat Republican Other
1922 Atlee Pomerene: 744,558 Simeon D. Fess: 794,159 Virginia D. Green: 21,514
1928 Charles V. Truax: 908,952 Simeon D. Fess: 1,412,805 Joseph Willnecker: 2,061
James Goward: 1,384
J. Wetherell Hutton: 1,003
1934 A. Victor Donahey: 1,276,206 Simeon D. Fess: 839,068 W.C. Sandberg (C): 13,546
1940 John McSweeney: 1,457,304 Harold H. Burton: 1,602,498  
1946 James W. Huffman: 947,610 John W. Bricker: 1,275,774 William Farkas (SL): 13,885
1946 Sp Henry P. Webber: 929,584 Kingsley A. Taft: 1,193,852  
1952 Michael V. DiSalle: 1,563,330 John W. Bricker: 1,878,961  
1958 Stephen M. Young: 1,652,211 John W. Bricker: 1,497,199 William Farkas (SL)
1964 Stephen M. Young: 1,923,608 Robert Taft Jr.: 1,906,781  
1970 Howard M. Metzenbaum: 1,495,262 Robert Taft Jr.: 1,565,682 Richard B. Kay (AI): 61,261
John O'Neill (SL): 29,069
1976 Howard M. Metzenbaum: 1,941,113 Robert Taft Jr.: 1,823,774 John O'Neill: 53,657
Donald E. Babcock (A): 36,979
Emma Lila Fundaburk: 33,285
Melissa Singler (SW): 31,805
1982 Howard M. Metzenbaum: 1,923,767 Paul E. Pfeifer: 1,396,790 Philip Herzing (L): 36,103
Alicia Merel: 38,803
1988 Howard M. Metzenbaum: 2,480,038 George V. Voinovich: 1,872,716  
1994 Joel Z. Hyatt: 1,348,213 R. Michael DeWine: 1,836,556 Joseph J. Slovenec: 252,031
2000 Theodore S. Celeste: 1,595,066 R. Michael DeWine: 2,665,512 John Eastman (N): 70,713
John McAlister (L): 116,724
2006 Sherrod Brown: 2,138,432 R. Michael DeWine: 1,686,857 Richard Duncan(I): 1,540

Candidates for U.S. Senator from Ohio (Class 3)

Year Democrat Republican Other
1920 W. A. Julian: 782,650 Frank B. Willis: 1,134,953 Henry B. Strong: 2,647
1926 Atlee Pomerene: 623,221 Frank B. Willis: 711,359  ? Goerke (SL): 2,846
1928 Sp Graham P. Hunt: 856,807 Theodore E. Burton: 1,429,554 Israel Amter: 2,062
Anna K. Storck: 1,389
1930 Sp Robert J. Bulkley: 1,046,561 Roscoe C. McCulloch*: 863,944  
1932 Robert J. Bulkley: 1,293,175 Gilbert Bettman: 1,126,832 Frank M. Mecartney (P): 34,760
I. O. Ford (C): 7,227
1938 Robert J. Bulkley: 1,085,792 Robert A. Taft I: 1,255,414  
1944 William G. Pickrel: 1,482,610 Robert A. Taft I: 1,500,699  
1950 Joseph T. Ferguson: 1,214,459 Robert A. Taft I: 1,645,643  
1954 Sp Thomas A. Burke: 1,254,904 George H. Bender: 1,257,874  
1956 Frank J. Lausche: 1,864,589 George H. Bender: 1,660,910  
1962 Frank J. Lausche: 1,843,813 John Marshall Briley: 1,151,173  
1968 John J. Gilligan: 1,814,152 William B. Saxbe: 1,928,964  
1974 John H. Glenn Jr.: 1,930,670 Ralph J. Perk: 918,133 Kathleen G. Harroff: 76,882
Richard B. Kay: 61,921
1980 John H. Glenn Jr.: 2,770,786 James E. Betts: 1,137,695 John E. Powers: 76,412
Rick Nagin: 42,410
1986 John H. Glenn Jr.: 1,949,208 Thomas N. Kindness: 1,171,893  
1992 John H. Glenn Jr.: 2,444,419 R. Michael DeWine: 2,028,300 Martha Kathryn Grevatt: 321,234
1998 Mary O. Boyle: 1,482,054 George V. Voinovich: 1,922,087  
2004 Eric D. Fingerhut: 1,906,648 George V. Voinovich: 3,378,356
2010 Lee Fisher: 1,448,092 Rob Portman: 2,125,810
  • After Burton's death in office in 1929, McCulloch was appointed to fill out Burton's term until the special election.

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