Cecil M. Harden

Offices

U.S. House
District 6
In office
Jan 3, 1949 to Jan 3, 1959

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Cecil M. Harden spent 10 years, 2 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1948–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
49.86%
Cecil M. Harden*, Republican, 66,414 votes
49.50%
John (Jack) James O'Grady, Democratic, 65,931 votes
 0.64%
Ernie Beck, Prohibition, 847 votes
Out of 133,192 votes casts, the margin of victory was 483 (0.36%)
1950–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
52.39%
Cecil M. Harden (i)*, Republican, 69,789 votes
47.23%
Jack Herman Mankin, Democratic, 62,915 votes
 0.39%
Ernie Beck, Prohibition, 514 votes
Out of 133,218 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,874 (5.16%)
1952–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1952
55.66%
Cecil M. Harden (i)*, Republican, 86,899 votes
44.01%
Jack Herman Mankin, Democratic, 68,709 votes
 0.34%
Woodrow Shields, Prohibition, 525 votes
Out of 156,133 votes casts, the margin of victory was 18,190 (11.65%)
1954–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1954
52.52%
Cecil M. Harden (i)*, Republican, 67,371 votes
47.48%
John W. King, Democratic, 60,896 votes
Out of 128,267 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,475 (5.04%)
1956–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1956
55.01%
Cecil M. Harden (i)*, Republican, 86,020 votes
44.79%
John W. King, Democratic, 70,035 votes
 0.20%
Woodrow Shields, Prohibition, 320 votes
Out of 156,375 votes casts, the margin of victory was 15,985 (10.22%)
1958–U.S. House (District 6) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1958
51.48%
Fred Wampler*, Democratic, 71,669 votes
48.52%
Cecil M. Harden (i), Republican, 67,549 votes
Out of 139,218 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4,120 (2.96%)
In the 6 races we have results for, Cecil M. Harden had a record of 5-1. That includes a record of 5-1 in 6 general elections.