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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > West Virginia > 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 25.55% Total Population
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last Modifiededdy 9_99 February 04, 2004 09:15pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameRobert C. Byrd Votes515,015 (67.67%)
Term01/03/1965 - 01/03/1971 Margin268,943 (+35.34%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameRobert C. Byrd Votes566,359 (100.00%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1983 Margin566,359 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 12, 1970 WV US Senate - D Primary Robert C. Byrd
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Name (I) Sen. Robert C. Byrd Elmer Dodson  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Uncertified Votes345,965 (77.64%) 99,658 (22.36%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -246,307 (-55.27%)  
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