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  TX US Senate - D Primary
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Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1976 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 01, 1976 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 01, 1976 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1977 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 13.62% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH January 23, 2011 08:33pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes 1976
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1970
NameLloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Votes1,194,069 (53.51%)
Term01/03/1971 - 01/03/1977 Margin158,275 (+7.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameLloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Votes2,199,956 (56.78%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1983 Margin563,586 (+14.55%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceTX US Senate 11/02/1976
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Name (I) Sen. Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Phil Gramm Hugh Wilson Leon Dugi  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Uncertified Votes970,983 (63.66%) 427,597 (28.04%) 107,150 (7.03%) 19,455 (1.28%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -543,386 (-35.63%) -863,833 (-56.64%) -951,528 (-62.39%)  
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