In some states, there were unopposed candidates whose names did not appear on a ballot and
therefore received no votes.
“Total Votes,” “Total State Votes,” “Party Votes,” and “District Votes” represent all the valid
votes cast for the candidates in the election. State totals (and the totals for the territories and the
District of Columbia) are found in the summary charts and at the end of each state/territory
section. Blank, void, under and over votes are not included.
“Combined Parties” represents all the valid votes cast for one candidate, regardless of party.
(This method is used where a candidate may be listed on the ballot more than once, with
different party designations; i.e., in Connecticut, New York and South Carolina.)
are then broken down and listed by party. The party votes are enclosed by brackets [ ].