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  TN District 3 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Tennessee > TN - District 03
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline September 10, 1939 - 12:00pm
Polls Open September 13, 1939 - 06:00am
Polls Close September 13, 1939 - 07:00pm
Term Start September 21, 1939 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1941 - 11:00am
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedChronicler July 26, 2008 09:17am
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections, 1788–1997 The Official Results of the Elections of the 1st through 105th Congresses, p. 529.
Description Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Rep. McReynolds on 7/11/1939.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1938
NameSam D. McReynolds Votes21,824 (73.90%)
Term01/03/1939 - 07/11/1939 Margin14,116 (+47.80%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1940
NameEstes Kefauver Votes35,332 (68.70%)
Term01/03/1941 - 01/03/1943 Margin19,233 (+37.40%)
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Name Estes Kefauver Casto Dodson John Randolph Neal, Jr.  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
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Certified Votes14,268 (71.35%) 5,355 (26.78%) 375 (1.88%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,913 (-44.57%) -13,893 (-69.47%)  
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