1948 General Election Results: U.S. House (District 5)

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 2, 1948
51.94%
John R. Walsh*, Democratic, 91,861 votes
46.77%
Forest A. Harness (i), Republican, 82,730 votes
 1.29%
Ralph G. Stallsmith, Prohibition, 2,281 votes
Out of 176,872 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,131 (5.17%)