1916 Special Election Results: U.S. Senate (Class 3)

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Tuesday, November 7, 1916
47.66%
James E. Watson*, Republican, 335,193 votes
46.29%
Thomas Taggart, Democratic, 325,577 votes
 3.07%
Edward Henry, Socialist, 21,626 votes
 2.29%
William Hickman, Prohibition, 16,095 votes
 0.68%
John F. Clifford, Progressive, 4,798 votes
Out of 703,289 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,616 (1.37%)