Wisconsin went to the polls and in effect re-elected the late Senator Robert M. LaFollette to the Senate. Senator LaFollette was elected in 1922 to serve until 1929. He died in June, and three months later his elder son, Robert M. LaFollette Jr., 30, barely of age to enter the Senate, became Senator-elect to serve out his father's term.
There were five candidates. The votes they polled in the election were:
LaFollette (Insurgent Republican)....230,000 Dithmar (Independent Republican).... 90,000
Work (Socialist) 11.00(
Bruce (Independent Democrat) 10,000
Bauman (Socialist-Labor) 700
From Spokane came a telegram to Mr. LaFollette: "I gladly surrender the distinction of being the youngest...