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Parents > United States > California > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1954 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 1954 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 1954 - 11:00pm
Term Start November 03, 1954 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Turnout 37.12% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker June 23, 2003 04:43pm
Data Sources
Description Due to resignation of previous Senator. (Became US VP)
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/02/1953
NameThomas Henry Kuchel Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/02/1953 - 11/03/1954 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameThomas Henry Kuchel Votes2,892,918 (53.96%)
Term01/03/1957 - 01/03/1963 Margin447,102 (+8.34%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 08, 1954 CA US Senate - Special R Primary Thomas Henry Kuchel
Jun 08, 1954 CA US Senate - Special D Primary Samuel W. Yorty
MAP
United States 1912 - 1959 MAP
KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

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Name (I) Sen. Thomas Henry Kuchel Rep. Samuel W. Yorty Isabel M Cerney  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent Progressive  
Uncertified Votes2,090,836 (53.21%) 1,788,071 (45.51%) 50,506 (1.29%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -302,765 (-7.71%) -2,040,330 (-51.92%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
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ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
F Blue Republican
R Rockefeller Republican
Laf-W Craverguy
 

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