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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline December 00, 1977 - 12:00pm
Polls Open September 19, 1978 - 12:00am
Polls Close September 19, 1978 - 12:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1985 - 12:00pm
Turnout 43.72% Registered 4.83% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedRBH December 16, 2008 01:55am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameEdward W. Brooke III Votes1,505,932 (63.53%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1979 Margin682,654 (+28.80%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1978
NamePaul E. Tsongas Votes1,093,283 (55.06%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin202,699 (+10.21%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMA US Senate 11/07/1978
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Name (I) Sen. Edward W. Brooke III Avi Nelson (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican  
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Certified Votes146,351 (53.25%) 128,388 (46.72%) 78 (0.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -17,963 (-6.54%) -146,273 (-53.23%)  
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