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United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1958


United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1958

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1958

November 4, 1958

Nominee John F. Kennedy Vincent J. Celeste
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,362,926 488,318
Percentage 73.20% 26.23%

Senator before election

John F. Kennedy

Elected Senator

John F. Kennedy

The United States Senate election of 1958 in Massachusetts was held on November 4, 1958. Democratic incumbent John F. Kennedy was reelected to a second six-year term.


  • Candidates 1
    • Democratic 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
    • Socialist Labor 1.3
    • Prohibition 1.4
  • Results 2
    • General election 2.1
  • References 3




Socialist Labor


  • Mark R. Shaw, Candidate for Governor of Maaschusetts in 1956, 1950, and 1948, and the United States Senate 1956 and 1946.


General election

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1958 [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 1,362,926 73.20
Republican Vincent J. Celeste 488,318 26.23
Socialist Labor Lawrence Gilfedder 5,457 0.29
Prohibition Mark R. Shaw 5,335 0.29


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