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  NC US Senate - Special Election
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1948 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 1948 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 1948 - 12:00pm
Term Start December 31, 1948 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1949 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.98% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler August 06, 2004 08:21pm
Data SourcesOfficial county returns in the Office of the Secretary of State. The total of the vote by county for Broughton is 534,947.
Description Special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Sen. Bailey.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/18/1946
NameWilliam Bradley Umstead Votes1 (100.00%)
Term12/18/1946 - 12/30/1948 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1948
NameJ. Melville Broughton Votes540,762 (70.73%)
Term01/03/1949 - 03/06/1949 Margin320,455 (+41.91%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 29, 1948 NC US Senate - D Primary J. Melville Broughton
May 29, 1948 NC US Senate - Special Election - D Primary J. Melville Broughton
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Name Gov. J. Melville Broughton John A. Wilkinson Sen. William Bradley Umstead  
PartyDemocratic Republican Democratic  
Uncertified Votes534,917 (100.00%) 6 (0.00%) 1 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -534,911 (-100.00%) -534,916 (-100.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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