ⓘ 1972 United States Senate elections

                                     

ⓘ 1972 United States Senate election in Oregon

The 1972 United States Senate elections coincided with the landslide re-election of Republican President Richard Nixon. Despite Nixons victory, Democrats increased their majority by two seats. After the elections, Democrats held 56 seats and Republicans held 42 seats, with 1 Conservative and 1 independent Senator. These were the first elections in which all citizens at least 18 years of age could vote due to the 1971 passage of the 26th Amendment.

                                     
  • The 1972 United States Senate special election in Vermont took place on January 7, 1972 Incumbent Republican Robert Stafford, appointed in September
  • election as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states as well as elections to the United States House of Representatives and
  • The United States Senate election of 1972 in Massachusetts was held on November 7, 1972 with the incumbent Republican Senator Edward Brooke defeating
  • The 1972 United States Senate election in Montana took place on November 7, 1972 Incumbent United States Senator Lee Metcalf, who was first elected to
  • The 1972 United States Senate election in Illinois took place on November 6, 1972 Incumbent Republican United States Senator Charles H. Percy sought
  • 1972 United States Senate election in Maine was held on November 7, 1972 Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Margaret Chase Smith ran for re - election to
  • The 1972 United States Senate election in Mississippi was held on November 7, 1972 Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator James Eastland won re - election to
  • The 1972 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 7, 1972 Republican U.S. Representative William L. Scott defeated incumbent Democratic
  • The 1972 South Carolina United States Senate election was held on November 7, 1972 to select the U.S. Senator from the state of South Carolina. Popular