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Parents > United States > Florida > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1968 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1968 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1968 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1969 - 12:00pm
Term End December 31, 1974 - 12:00pm
Turnout 40.88% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking March 23, 2003 03:17am
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Description Term end due to resignation.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1962
NameGeorge A. Smathers Votes657,633 (70.02%)
Term01/03/1963 - 01/03/1969 Margin376,252 (+40.06%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameRichard Bernard Stone Votes781,031 (43.38%)
Term01/03/1975 - 12/31/1980 Margin44,357 (+2.46%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 07, 1968 FL US Senate - D Primary LeRoy Collins
May 07, 1968 FL US Senate - R Primary Edward John Gurney
May 28, 1968 FL US Senate - D Runoff LeRoy Collins
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Name Rep. Edward John Gurney Gov. LeRoy Collins  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes1,131,499 (55.90%) 892,637 (44.10%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -238,862 (-11.80%)  
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