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Parents > United States > New Jersey > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 1918 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1918 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1918 - 07:00pm
Term Start November 06, 1918 - 12:00pm
Term End March 03, 1919 - 12:00pm
Turnout 13.66% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler April 11, 2007 06:19pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin
Description Special election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Sen. Hughes.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won02/05/1918
NameDavid Baird Votes1 (100.00%)
Term03/07/1918 - 11/06/1918 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1918
NameWalter E. Edge Votes179,022 (50.34%)
Term03/04/1919 - 03/03/1925 Margin25,279 (+7.11%)
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Name (I) Sen. David Baird Charles O. Hennessy James M. Reilly Grafton E. Day  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Prohibition  
Uncertified Votes170,414 (49.17%) 154,734 (44.64%) 13,223 (3.82%) 8,239 (2.38%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -15,680 (-4.52%) -157,191 (-45.35%) -162,175 (-46.79%)  
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