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  MA District 07 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > MA - District 07
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 18, 1976 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 1976 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 02, 1976 - 08:00pm
Term Start November 03, 1976 - 12:00am
Term End January 03, 1977 - 12:00am
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifiedPaul June 21, 2013 10:35pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997
Description Special election to succeed Rep. Torbert H. Macdonald who died May 21. Markey was not sworn into the House for this term.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameTorbert H. Macdonald Votes122,165 (79.78%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1977 Margin91,206 (+59.56%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1978
NameEdward J. Markey Votes145,615 (84.83%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1981 Margin119,598 (+69.68%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 14, 1976 MA District 07 - D Primary Edward J. Markey
Sep 14, 1976 MA District 07 - R Primary Richard Daly
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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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Name Edward J. Markey Richard Daly James J. Murphy Harry G. Chickles  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Independent  
Website [Website]  
Uncertified Votes162,126 (76.91%) 37,063 (17.58%) 6,851 (3.25%) 4,748 (2.25%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -125,063 (-59.33%) -155,275 (-73.66%) -157,378 (-74.66%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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