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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1976 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 1976 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 1976 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1977 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 34.60% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking June 19, 2003 11:30pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1970
NameLloyd Bentsen Votes1,194,069 (53.51%)
Term01/03/1971 - 01/03/1977 Margin158,275 (+7.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameLloyd Bentsen Votes1,818,223 (58.59%)
Term01/03/1983 - 01/03/1989 Margin561,464 (+18.09%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 01, 1976 TX US Senate - D Primary Lloyd Bentsen
May 01, 1976 TX US Senate - R Primary Alan Steelman
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Name (I) Sen. Lloyd Bentsen Rep. Alan Steelman Pedro Vasquez Marjorie P. Gallion  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Workers American Independent  
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Uncertified Votes2,199,956 (56.78%) 1,636,370 (42.24%) 20,549 (0.53%) 17,355 (0.45%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -563,586 (-14.55%) -2,179,407 (-56.25%) -2,182,601 (-56.34%)  
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