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  TX US Senate - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 1957 - 12:00pm
Polls Open April 02, 1957 - 06:00am
Polls Close April 02, 1957 - 11:00pm
Term Start April 29, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 12.41% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedNothing wrong, just gone August 06, 2003 11:57am
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Description Special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Price Daniel.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/15/1957
NameWilliam A. Blakley Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/15/1957 - 04/28/1957 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameRalph W. Yarborough Votes587,030 (74.58%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/03/1965 Margin401,104 (+50.96%)
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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
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Name Ralph W. Yarborough Rep. Martin Dies, Jr. Thad Hutcheson Searcy Bracewell James P. Hart Commissioner of Agriculture John C. White Ralph W. Hammonds
PartyDemocratic Democratic Republican Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
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Uncertified Votes364,605 (38.09%) 290,803 (30.38%) 219,591 (22.94%) 33,384 (3.49%) 19,739 (2.06%) 11,876 (1.24%) 2,372 (0.25%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -73,802 (-7.71%) -145,014 (-15.15%) -331,221 (-34.60%) -344,866 (-36.02%) -352,729 (-36.85%) -362,233 (-37.84%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
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IndP 6921
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Name Elmer Adams M. T. Banks Frank G. Cortez Charles W. Hill Jacob Bergolofsky J. Cal Courtney Hugh Wilson
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website
Uncertified Votes2,228 (0.23%) 2,153 (0.23%) 1,350 (0.14%) 1,025 (0.11%) 890 (0.09%) 879 (0.09%) 851 (0.09%)
Margin-362,377 (-37.85%) -362,452 (-37.86%) -363,255 (-37.95%) -363,580 (-37.98%) -363,715 (-37.99%) -363,726 (-38.00%) -363,754 (-38.00%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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