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August 1, 1947

Special Election

Special Election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of State Senator Charles H. Deuel (SD-06).

The date for this Special Election is unknown, although it was likely held in either August or September.

Harry E. Drobish Nonpartisan 37.4% Win
John Gray Nonpartisan 2.1% Loss
Robert H. Higginbotham Nonpartisan 8.3% Loss
Albert M. King Nonpartisan 18.7% Loss
Jerome D. Peters Nonpartisan 4.7% Loss
Allison Ware Nonpartisan 28.9% Loss