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  AL US Senate - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Alabama > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1920 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 1920 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 1920 - 11:00pm
Term Start November 03, 1920 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1925 - 12:00pm
Turnout 9.88% Total Population
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifiedChronicler December 18, 2006 05:41pm
Data Sources[Link]

Michael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 429 has slightly different numbers, which he says come from the Alabama Register, 1923 version, pp. 346-347: D-161,531; R-62,202; S-2,823.
Description Special election to fill remainder of term due to death of previous Senator.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won03/05/1920
NameBraxton Bragg Comer Votes1 (100.00%)
Term03/05/1920 - 11/02/1920 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1924
NameJames Thomas Heflin Votes120,017 (75.18%)
Term01/03/1925 - 01/03/1931 Margin80,394 (+50.36%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 13, 1920 AL US Senate - Special D Primary James Thomas Heflin
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Name Rep. James Thomas Heflin Charles P. Lunsford W. H. Chichester  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist  
Certified Votes160,680 (69.27%) 68,460 (29.51%) 2,820 (1.22%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -92,220 (-39.76%) -157,860 (-68.05%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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