In the mid 1920s, Washington and the nation enjoyed unprecedented prosperity and there was little desire for change. Incumbent Republican Senator Wesley L. Jones (1863-1932) defeated Democrat A. Scott Bullitt (1877-1932) in a test of sentiment towards Prohibition. The Republicans were regarded as "drys" and the Democrats were regarded as "wets." All five House seats went to Republicans.
The vote totals for U.S. Senate were as follows: