Ray J. Madden

Offices

U.S. House
District 1
In office
Jan 3, 1943 to Jan 3, 1977

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Renomination Bid
Ray J. Madden spent 34 years, 9 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1942–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1942
53.55%
Ray J. Madden*, Democratic, 44,334 votes
46.45%
Samuel W. Cullison, Republican, 38,450 votes
Out of 82,784 votes casts, the margin of victory was 5,884 (7.10%)
1944–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1944
61.30%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 75,635 votes
38.07%
Otto Glenn Fifield, Republican, 46,969 votes
 0.32%
J. Ralston Miller, Prohibition, 396 votes
 0.31%
Arthur B. Frame, Socialist Labor, 381 votes
Out of 123,381 votes casts, the margin of victory was 28,666 (23.23%)
1946–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1946
51.92%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 51,809 votes
46.77%
Charles W. Gannon, Republican, 46,677 votes
 0.83%
Hubert F. Jackson, Prohibition, 833 votes
 0.48%
Harvey E. Taylor, Socialist Labor, 475 votes
Out of 99,794 votes casts, the margin of victory was 5,132 (5.15%)
1948–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
60.65%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 78,898 votes
38.59%
Theodore L. Sendak, Republican, 50,194 votes
 0.58%
J. Ralston Miller, Prohibition, 752 votes
 0.19%
Harvey E. Taylor, Socialist, 241 votes
Out of 130,085 votes casts, the margin of victory was 28,704 (22.06%)
1950–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
52.56%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 62,666 votes
47.02%
Paul Cyr, Republican, 56,063 votes
 0.42%
Harry C. Beamer, Prohibition, 506 votes
Out of 119,235 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,603 (5.54%)
1952–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1952
56.36%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 93,187 votes
43.32%
M. Elliott Belshaw, Republican, 71,617 votes
 0.32%
John P. Jones, Prohibition, 531 votes
Out of 165,335 votes casts, the margin of victory was 21,570 (13.04%)
1954–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1954
61.42%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 81,217 votes
38.15%
Robert H. Moore, Republican, 50,439 votes
 0.43%
Sheridan Vale, Jr., Prohibition, 573 votes
Out of 132,229 votes casts, the margin of victory was 30,778 (23.27%)
1956–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1956
52.56%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 93,658 votes
47.21%
Donald K. Stimson, Jr., Republican, 84,125 votes
 0.24%
Harry C. Beamer, Prohibition, 424 votes
Out of 178,207 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,533 (5.35%)
1958–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1958
66.43%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 95,801 votes
33.00%
Edward Phillip Keck, Republican, 47,588 votes
 0.57%
Harry C. Beamer, Prohibition, 819 votes
Out of 144,208 votes casts, the margin of victory was 48,213 (33.43%)
1960–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1960
64.71%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 136,443 votes
35.09%
Philip P. Parker, Republican, 73,984 votes
 0.20%
Vernon N. Sherer, Prohibition, 412 votes
Out of 210,839 votes casts, the margin of victory was 62,459 (29.62%)
1962–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1962
60.50%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 104,212 votes
39.03%
Harold Moody, Republican, 67,230 votes
 0.47%
Harry C. Beamer, Prohibition, 802 votes
Out of 172,244 votes casts, the margin of victory was 36,982 (21.47%)
1964–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1964
63.66%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 133,089 votes
35.98%
Arthur F. Endres, Republican, 75,226 votes
 0.35%
Raymond E. Brechner, Prohibition, 734 votes
Out of 209,049 votes casts, the margin of victory was 57,863 (27.68%)
1966–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1966
58.30%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 71,040 votes
41.70%
Albert Harrigan, Republican, 50,804 votes
Out of 121,844 votes casts, the margin of victory was 20,236 (16.60%)
1968–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1968
56.74%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 90,055 votes
43.04%
Donald E. Taylor, Republican, 68,318 votes
 0.22%
J. Ralston Miller, Prohibition, 351 votes
Out of 158,724 votes casts, the margin of victory was 21,737 (13.70%)
1970–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1970
65.64%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 73,145 votes
34.36%
Eugene M. Kirtland, Republican, 38,294 votes
Out of 111,439 votes casts, the margin of victory was 34,851 (31.28%)
1972–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1972
56.89%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 95,873 votes
43.11%
Bruce R. Haller, Republican, 72,662 votes
Out of 168,535 votes casts, the margin of victory was 23,211 (13.78%)
1974–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1974
68.63%
Ray J. Madden (i)*, Democratic, 71,759 votes
31.37%
Joseph Douglas Harkin, Republican, 32,793 votes
Out of 104,552 votes casts, the margin of victory was 38,966 (37.26%)
In the 17 races we have results for, Ray J. Madden had a record of 17-0. That includes a record of 17-0 in 17 general elections.