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Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1988 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 08, 1988 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 08, 1988 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1989 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1993 - 12:00pm
Turnout 37.41% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRBH October 12, 2011 03:29pm
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Description Term end due to retirement.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameLloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Votes1,818,223 (58.59%)
Term01/03/1983 - 01/03/1989 Margin561,464 (+18.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/21/1993
NameRobert Charles Krueger Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/21/1993 - 06/14/1993 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 08, 1988 TX US Senate- R Primary Wes Gilbreath
Mar 08, 1988 TX US Senate- D Primary Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr.
Apr 12, 1988 TX US Senate- R Run-Off Beau Boulter
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Name (I) Sen. Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Rep. Beau Boulter Jeff Daiell (W) James "Jim" Wright (W) Earl Divoky (W) Lawrence Andrew Sims (W) Al Budka
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Independent Independent Independent Independent
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Uncertified Votes3,149,806 (59.17%) 2,129,228 (40.00%) 43,989 (0.83%) 344 (0.01%) 88 (0.00%) 77 (0.00%) 74 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,020,578 (-19.17%) -3,105,817 (-58.34%) -3,149,462 (-59.16%) -3,149,718 (-59.17%) -3,149,729 (-59.17%) -3,149,732 (-59.17%)
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