Raymond Eugene Willis

Offices

Indiana House
LaGrange, Steuben Counties
In office
Nov 6, 1918 to Nov 8, 1922

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
U.S. Senate
Class 1
In office
Jan 3, 1941 to Jan 3, 1947

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
Raymond Eugene Willis spent 10 years, 4 days in office in Indiana, including 6 years, 1 day at the federal level and 4 years, 3 days at the state level.

Elections

1938–U.S. Senate (Class 3) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1938
49.85%
Frederick R. Van Nuys (i)*, Democratic, 788,386 votes
49.52%
Raymond Eugene Willis, Republican, 783,189 votes
 0.44%
Herman L. Seeger, Prohibition, 6,905 votes
 0.13%
Louis E. Roebuck, Socialist Labor, 2,026 votes
 0.06%
Miles Blansett, Communist, 984 votes
Out of 1,581,490 votes casts, the margin of victory was 5,197 (0.33%)
1940–U.S. Senate (Class 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1940
50.45%
Raymond Eugene Willis*, Republican, 888,070 votes
49.13%
Sherman Minton (i), Democratic, 864,803 votes
 0.32%
Carl W. Thompson, Prohibition, 5,621 votes
 0.10%
John H. Kingsbury, Socialist, 1,751 votes
Out of 1,760,245 votes casts, the margin of victory was 23,267 (1.32%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Raymond Eugene Willis had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.