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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline April 10, 1938 - 12:00am
Polls Open June 04, 1938 - 06:00am
Polls Close June 04, 1938 - 06:30pm
Term Start January 03, 1939 - 11:00am
Term End January 03, 1945 - 11:00am
Turnout 16.16% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 14, 2013 09:28am
Data SourcesNorth Carolina Manual 1939
Description This was one of the races in which FDR recruited a more moderate Democrat to oppose a sitting U.S. Senator in the primary.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1932
NameRobert R. Reynolds Votes484,048 (68.60%)
Term03/04/1933 - 01/03/1939 Margin262,514 (+37.21%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1938
NameRobert R. Reynolds Votes316,685 (63.83%)
Term01/03/1939 - 01/03/1945 Margin137,224 (+27.66%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceNC US Senate 11/07/1938
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Name (I) Sen. Robert R. Reynolds Rep. Franklin W. Hancock Jr.  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
Certified Votes315,316 (61.53%) 197,154 (38.47%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -118,162 (-23.06%)  
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