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Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1982 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 1982 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 1982 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1983 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1989 - 12:00pm
Turnout 21.81% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRBH June 15, 2011 06:50pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameLloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Votes2,199,956 (56.78%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1983 Margin563,586 (+14.55%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1988
NameLloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Votes3,149,806 (59.17%)
Term01/03/1989 - 01/20/1993 Margin1,020,578 (+19.17%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 01, 1982 TX US Senate- R Primary James Collins
May 01, 1982 TX US Senate- D Primary Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr.
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Name (I) Sen. Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Rep. James Collins John E. Ford Lineaus Hooper Lorette (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Citizens Independent  
Uncertified Votes1,818,223 (58.59%) 1,256,759 (40.50%) 23,494 (0.76%) 4,564 (0.15%) 127 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -561,464 (-18.09%) -1,794,729 (-57.84%) -1,813,659 (-58.45%) -1,818,096 (-58.59%)  
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