Charles B. Brownson

Offices

U.S. House
District 11
In office
Jan 3, 1951 to Jan 3, 1959

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Charles B. Brownson spent 8 years, 2 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1950–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
56.49%
Charles B. Brownson*, Republican, 116,068 votes
43.03%
Andrew James Jacobs, Sr. (i), Democratic, 88,418 votes
 0.48%
Allison E. Wrentmore, Prohibition, 994 votes
Out of 205,480 votes casts, the margin of victory was 27,650 (13.46%)
1952–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1952
59.35%
Charles B. Brownson (i)*, Republican, 160,929 votes
40.35%
John C. Carvey, Democratic, 109,403 votes
 0.31%
Vernon Dunkel, Prohibition, 834 votes
Out of 271,166 votes casts, the margin of victory was 51,526 (19.00%)
1954–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1954
54.90%
Charles B. Brownson (i)*, Republican, 108,044 votes
44.80%
Charles H. Boswell, Democratic, 88,173 votes
 0.30%
Allison E. Wrentmore, Prohibition, 591 votes
Out of 196,808 votes casts, the margin of victory was 19,871 (10.10%)
1956–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1956
59.35%
Charles B. Brownson (i)*, Republican, 155,541 votes
40.46%
John C. Carvey, Democratic, 106,021 votes
 0.19%
Paul W. Cox, Prohibition, 509 votes
Out of 262,071 votes casts, the margin of victory was 49,520 (18.89%)
1958–U.S. House (District 11) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1958
52.09%
Joseph W. Barr*, Democratic, 113,674 votes
47.91%
Charles B. Brownson (i), Republican, 104,555 votes
Out of 218,229 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,119 (4.18%)
In the 5 races we have results for, Charles B. Brownson had a record of 4-1. That includes a record of 4-1 in 5 general elections.