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Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1970 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 03, 1970 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 03, 1970 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1971 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1977 - 12:00pm
Turnout 19.91% Total Population
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedRalphie February 13, 2005 12:43am
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997, Michael J. Dubin, p. 676.

Note: Previous numbers included 1808 write-in Others votes, with more votes for each candidate than shown.

Bentsen 1226568
Bush 1071234
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameRalph W. Yarborough Votes1,463,958 (56.22%)
Term01/03/1965 - 01/03/1971 Margin329,621 (+12.66%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameLloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr. Votes2,199,956 (56.78%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1983 Margin563,586 (+14.55%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 02, 1970 TX US Senate - D Primary Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr.
May 02, 1970 TX US Senate - R Primary George Herbert Walker Bush
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KEY RACE? 8.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

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Name Rep. Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr. Rep. George Herbert Walker Bush  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes1,194,069 (53.55%) 1,035,794 (46.45%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -158,275 (-7.10%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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ENDORSEMENTS
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D Andy
D Bob
AENM Angry Russian
F Blue Republican
FL Silver Dime
 

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