Joseph Taylor Robinson (August 26, 1872 – July 14, 1937) was an American politician from Arkansas, of the Democratic Party. He was a state representative, a U.S. Representative, the 23rd Governor of Arkansas, U.S. Senator, and Senate Majority Leader, and he was a candidate for Vice President in the 1928 U.S. presidential election. Born in Lonoke, Arkansas, Robinson attended the University of Arkansas and studied law at the University of Virginia.
The United States Senate elections, 1936 coincided with the re-election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The Great Depression continued, and voters backed progressive candidates favoring Roosevelt's New Deal in races across the country. The Democrats gained 5 net seats during the election, and in combination with Democratic and Farmer-Labor interim appointments and the defection of George W.
The United States Senate elections of 1934 occurred in the middle of Democratic President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first term. In the middle of the Great Depression, voters strongly backed Roosevelt's New Deal and his allies in the Senate. The Democrats took nine Republican seats, including an open seat in Maryland and the seats of eight incumbents: Frederic C. Walcott (R-CT) Arthur Raymond Robinson (R-IN) Roscoe C. Patterson (R-MO) Hamilton F. Kean (R-NJ) Simeon D. Fess (R-OH) David A.
The U.S. Senate election of 1932 coincided with Democrat Franklin Delano Roosevelt's crushing defeat of incumbent Herbert Hoover in the presidential election. With the administration widely blamed for the Great Depression, Republicans lost twelve seats and control of the chamber. Democrats took open seats in California, Iowa, and Wisconsin, and defeated nine incumbents: Karl C. Schuyler (R-CO) Hiram Bingham (R-CT) John Thomas (R-ID) Otis F. Glenn (R-IL) James E. Watson (R-IN) Tasker L.
The U.S. Senate election of 1930 occurred in the middle of Republican President Herbert Hoover's first term. With the Great Depression beginning to take hold, Republican incumbents became unpopular, and Democrats gained a net of eight seats, although Republicans retained control of the chamber. The Republicans only gained one seat by defeating incumbent Daniel F. Steck (D-IA).