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Parents > United States > Connecticut > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1952 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 1952 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 1952 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1953 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 54.48% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedChronicler November 04, 2006 02:12pm
Data SourcesOfficial returns, America Votes, vol. 1, pp. 46-48.
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1950
NameWilliam Benton Votes431,413 (49.18%)
Term11/07/1950 - 01/03/1953 Margin1,102 (+0.13%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameThomas J. Dodd Votes554,841 (57.29%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/03/1965 Margin144,219 (+14.89%)
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Name Sen. William Arthur Purtell (I) Sen. William Benton Vivien Kellems Mayor Jasper McLevy  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent Republican Socialist  
Uncertified Votes573,854 (52.48%) 485,066 (44.36%) 22,268 (2.04%) 12,279 (1.12%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -88,788 (-8.12%) -551,586 (-50.44%) -561,575 (-51.36%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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