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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1956 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 02, 1963 - 12:00pm
Turnout 43.15% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedDr. Cynic September 21, 2009 04:05pm
Data SourcesPennsylvania Manual 1957, p. 513.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1950
NameJames H. "Jim" Duff Votes1,820,400 (51.30%)
Term01/16/1951 - 01/02/1957 Margin126,324 (+3.56%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1962
NameJoseph Sill Clark Votes2,238,383 (51.06%)
Term01/03/1963 - 01/02/1969 Margin103,734 (+2.37%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 24, 1956 PA US Senate - R Primary James H. "Jim" Duff
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Name Mayor Joseph Sill Clark (I) Sen. James H. "Jim" Duff George S. Taylor Herbert Lewin  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Labor Militant Workers  
Certified Votes2,268,641 (50.08%) 2,250,671 (49.69%) 7,922 (0.18%) 2,640 (0.06%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -17,970 (-0.40%) -2,260,719 (-49.91%) -2,266,001 (-50.02%)  
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