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Parents > United States > Alabama > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1972 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1972 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1972 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Turnout 30.52% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH October 21, 2009 07:04pm
Data SourcesDubin, p. 685
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1966
NameJohn Jackson Sparkman Votes482,138 (60.07%)
Term01/03/1967 - 01/03/1973 Margin169,120 (+21.07%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1978
NameHowell Heflin Votes547,054 (93.99%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin512,103 (+87.99%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 02, 1972 AL US Senate - R Primary Winton M. "Red" Blount Jr.
May 02, 1972 AL US Senate - D Primary John Jackson Sparkman
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Name (I) Sen. John Jackson Sparkman Postmaster General Winton M. "Red" Blount Jr. John L. LeFlore Jerome B. Couch Herbert W. Stone  
PartyDemocratic Republican Alabama National Democratic Prohibition Alabama Conservative  
Uncertified Votes654,491 (62.27%) 347,523 (33.06%) 31,421 (2.99%) 10,826 (1.03%) 6,838 (0.65%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -306,968 (-29.20%) -623,070 (-59.28%) -643,665 (-61.24%) -647,653 (-61.62%)  
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