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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1978 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1985 - 12:00pm
Turnout 79.91% Registered 34.90% Total Population
ContributorRP
Last ModifiedRP June 25, 2003 11:49am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameEdward William Brooke III Votes1,505,932 (63.53%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1979 Margin682,654 (+28.80%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1984
NameJohn Kerry Votes1,393,150 (54.99%)
Term01/03/1985 - 01/03/1991 Margin253,237 (+10.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 19, 1978 MA US Senate- R Primary Edward William Brooke III
Sep 19, 1978 MA US Senate- D Primary Paul Efthemios Tsongas
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Name Rep. Paul Efthemios Tsongas (I) Sen. Edward William Brooke III Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
Uncertified Votes1,093,283 (55.06%) 890,584 (44.85%) 1,833 (0.09%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -202,699 (-10.21%) -1,091,450 (-54.97%)  
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AENM Angry Russian
R Moving to Miami
D Tsongas Democrat
FL Silver Dime
D Barney Frank [L]
Laf-W Craverguy
R TurnerforCongress
 

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