Virginia E. Jenckes

Offices

U.S. House
District 6
In office
Mar 4, 1933 to Jan 3, 1939

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Virginia E. Jenckes spent 5 years, 10 months, 2 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1932–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1932
53.55%
Virginia E. Jenckes*, Democratic, 74,827 votes
45.86%
Fred S. Purnell (i), Republican, 64,081 votes
 0.38%
Philip Rembold, United Dry, 532 votes
 0.20%
Jayne Roberts, Communist, 280 votes
Out of 139,720 votes casts, the margin of victory was 10,746 (7.69%)
1934–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1934
49.83%
Virginia E. Jenckes (i)*, Democratic, 67,521 votes
49.55%
Fred S. Purnell, Republican, 67,138 votes
 0.62%
Jess O. Herbert, Socialist, 845 votes
Out of 135,504 votes casts, the margin of victory was 383 (0.28%)
1936–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1936
54.93%
Virginia E. Jenckes (i)*, Democratic, 82,096 votes
44.79%
Noble J. Johnson, Republican, 66,942 votes
 0.28%
Charles W. Back, Socialist, 418 votes
Out of 149,456 votes casts, the margin of victory was 15,154 (10.14%)
1938–U.S. House (District 6) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1938
50.62%
Noble J. Johnson*, Republican, 71,883 votes
49.38%
Virginia E. Jenckes (i), Democratic, 70,128 votes
Out of 142,011 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,755 (1.24%)
In the 4 races we have results for, Virginia E. Jenckes had a record of 3-1. That includes a record of 3-1 in 4 general elections.