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Parents > United States > Connecticut > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1958 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 1958 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 1958 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1959 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1965 - 12:00pm
Turnout 48.25% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking December 24, 2003 09:53am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1952
NameWilliam Arthur Purtell Votes573,854 (52.48%)
Term01/03/1953 - 01/03/1959 Margin88,788 (+8.12%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameThomas Joseph Dodd Votes781,008 (64.66%)
Term01/03/1965 - 01/03/1971 Margin354,069 (+29.31%)
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Name Rep. Thomas Joseph Dodd (I) Sen. William Arthur Purtell (W) Vivien Kellems  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
Uncertified Votes554,841 (57.29%) 410,622 (42.40%) 3,043 (0.31%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -144,219 (-14.89%) -551,798 (-56.97%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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