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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > West Virginia > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1964 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 03, 1964 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 03, 1964 - 06:30pm
Term Start January 03, 1965 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1971 - 12:00pm
Turnout 40.91% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking June 19, 2004 03:00pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameRobert C. Byrd Votes381,745 (59.19%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/03/1965 Margin118,573 (+18.39%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1970
NameRobert C. Byrd Votes345,965 (77.64%)
Term01/03/1971 - 01/03/1977 Margin246,307 (+55.27%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 12, 1964 WV US Senate - D Primary Robert C. Byrd
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Name (I) Sen. Robert C. Byrd Cooper P. Benedict  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes515,015 (67.67%) 246,072 (32.33%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -268,943 (-35.34%)  
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