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ⓘ 1918 United States Senate election in Montana




1918 United States Senate election in Montana
                                     

ⓘ 1918 United States Senate election in Montana

The 1918 United States Senate election in Montana took place on November 5, 1918. Incumbent United States Senator Thomas J. Walsh, who was first elected to the Senate in 1912, ran for re-election. He won the Democratic primary uncontested, and was opposed in the general election by Oscar M. Lanstrum, a former State Representative and the Republican nominee, and Jeannette Rankin, one of two United States Representatives from Montanas at-large congressional district and the nominee of the National Party. Walsh narrowly won his second term in the Senate.