Joseph McDonald

Offices

U.S. House
District 8
In office
Mar 4, 1849 to Mar 4, 1851

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
Attorney General
Statewide
In office
Dec 17, 1856 to Dec 17, 1860

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
U.S. Senate
Class 1
In office
Mar 4, 1875 to Mar 4, 1881

Party: Democratic
Assumed: Elected by Legislature
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Joseph McDonald spent 12 years, 3 days in office in Indiana, including 8 years, 2 days at the federal level and 4 years, 1 day at the state level.

Elections

1864–Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1864
53.72%
Oliver P. Morton (i)*, Republican, 152,273 votes
46.28%
Joseph McDonald, Democratic, 131,200 votes
Out of 283,473 votes casts, the margin of victory was 21,073 (7.44%)
In the 1 races we have results for, Joseph McDonald had a record of 0-1. That includes a record of 0-1 in 1 general election.