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Parents > United States > Florida > 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 24.68% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking June 29, 2005 05:43pm
Data SourcesSecretary of State archive
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameSpessard L. Holland Votes997,585 (63.93%)
Term01/03/1965 - 01/03/1971 Margin435,373 (+27.90%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameLawton M. Chiles, Jr. Votes1,799,518 (62.97%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1983 Margin741,632 (+25.95%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 08, 1970 FL US Senate - D Primary Farris Bryant
Sep 08, 1970 FL US Senate - R Primary William C. "Bill" Cramer
Sep 29, 1970 FL US Senate - D Runoff Lawton M. Chiles, Jr.
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Name Lawton M. Chiles, Jr. Rep. William C. "Bill" Cramer (W) Supervisor of Elections Jim Fair  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
Uncertified Votes902,438 (53.87%) 772,817 (46.13%) 123 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -129,621 (-7.74%) -902,315 (-53.86%)  
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