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Parents > United States > Iowa > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type Appointment
Filing Deadline April 12, 1926 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 12, 1926 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 12, 1926 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start April 12, 1926 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1931 - 12:00pm
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifiedRBH February 04, 2013 10:29pm
Data SourcesCongressional Biographical Directory
Description Daniel F. Steck, who lost the 1924 election to Smith Brookhart by 755 votes, contested the election results. On April 12, 1926 by a vote of 45-41, the Senate overturned the election results and gave the seat to Steck. This is considered the first time ever where the Senate voted to overturn an election after the winner was seated
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1924
NameSmith W. Brookhart Votes447,706 (49.95%)
Term03/04/1925 - 04/12/1926 Margin755 (+0.08%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1930
NameLester J. Dickinson Votes307,613 (56.29%)
Term01/03/1931 - 01/03/1937 Margin72,427 (+13.25%)
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Name Daniel F. Steck (I) Sen. Smith W. Brookhart  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)45 (52.33%) 41 (47.67%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -4 (-4.65%)  
Estimated Final90 (52.33%) 82 (47.67%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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