Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton

Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton
Offices Held
Office Party Served Assumed Left
Indiana House
(Vanderburgh County)
Democratic11/04/1936–11/04/1942General ElectionRan For Other Office
U.S. House (District 8)Democratic01/03/1949–01/03/1953General ElectionLost Reelection Bid
U.S. House (District 8)Democratic01/03/1955–12/30/1966General ElectionResigned
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton spent 22 years, 1 day in service to the state of Indiana.
Electoral History
Year & Office Party Votes
1942 Secretary of State (General) Democratic 578,970 (44.91%)–L
1946 U.S. House (District 8) (General) Democratic 60,286 (47.28%)–L
1948 U.S. House (District 8) (General) Democratic 89,990 (55.37%)–W
1950 U.S. House (District 8) (General) (i) Democratic 78,750 (51.05%)–W
1952 U.S. House (District 8) (General) (i) Democratic 87,770 (46.96%)–L
1954 U.S. House (District 8) (General) Democratic 82,264 (52.13%)–W
1956 U.S. House (District 8) (General) (i) Democratic 95,699 (50.05%)–W
1958 U.S. House (District 8) (General) (i) Democratic 100,611 (61.49%)–W
1960 U.S. House (District 8) (General) (i) Democratic 108,058 (53.21%)–W
1962 U.S. House (District 8) (General) (i) Democratic 95,126 (55.68%)–W
1964 U.S. House (District 8) (General) (i) Democratic 109,134 (56.47%)–W
1966 U.S. House (District 8) (General) (i) Democratic 90,887 (48.91%)–L
In 12 elections, Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton had a general election record of 8–4.

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