The United States Senate election of 1944 in New Jersey was held on November 7, 1944.
The election was held to fill the unexpired term of William Warren Barbour, who died in November 1943. H. Alexander Smith, who had been elected in a 1944 special election following the death of William Warren Barbour, was elected to the open seat over Democratic U.S. Representative Elmer H. Wene.
The incumbent Democratic appointee, Arthur Walsh, did not run.
- John C. Butterworth (Socialist Labor)
- George W. Ridout (Prohibition), Methodist minister
- Morris Riger (Socialist)
- H. Alexander Smith (Republican), Princeton attorney and member of the Republican National Committee
- Elmer H. Wene (Democratic), U.S. Representative from Vineland
|Republican||Howard Alexander Smith||940,051||50.44%|
|Democratic||Elmer H. Wene||910,096||48.84%|
|Prohibition||George W. Ridout||9,873||0.53%|
|Socialist Labor||John C. Butterworth||1,997||0.11%|
|Republican gain from Democratic|
- "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 1944" (PDF). Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Retrieved April 23, 2020.