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Parents > United States > Maine > 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 42.40% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking June 21, 2003 01:23pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1966
NameMargaret Chase Smith Votes188,291 (58.93%)
Term01/03/1967 - 01/03/1973 Margin57,155 (+17.89%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameWilliam S. Cohen Votes212,294 (56.59%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin84,967 (+22.65%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 19, 1972 ME US Senate- R Primary Margaret Chase Smith
Jun 19, 1972 ME US Senate- D Primary William Dodd Hathaway
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Name Rep. William Dodd Hathaway (I) Sen. Margaret Chase Smith  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Uncertified Votes224,270 (53.23%) 197,040 (46.77%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -27,230 (-6.46%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 11/5 $202,208.00 11/5 $14,950.00  
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I Angus King [L]
Veg Thomas Walker
 

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