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Parents > United States > Tennessee > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1972 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1972 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1972 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Turnout 29.65% Total Population
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last Modifiededdy 9_99 February 01, 2004 04:44pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1966
NameHoward H. Baker, Jr. Votes483,063 (55.72%)
Term01/03/1967 - 01/03/1973 Margin99,220 (+11.45%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameHoward H. Baker, Jr. Votes642,644 (55.54%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin176,416 (+15.25%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 03, 1972 TN US Senate- R Primary Howard H. Baker, Jr.
Aug 03, 1972 TN US Senate-D Primary Ray Blanton
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Name (I) Sen. Howard H. Baker, Jr. Rep. Ray Blanton Dan Rucker East  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent  
Uncertified Votes716,539 (61.55%) 440,599 (37.85%) 7,026 (0.60%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -275,940 (-23.70%) -709,513 (-60.95%)  
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R Rockefeller Republican
 

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