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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1947 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 1947 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1947 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start November 06, 1947 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1953 - 12:00pm
Turnout 8.87% Total Population
Contributornystate63
Last ModifiedRBH February 11, 2018 02:12pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin
Description Special election held to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Senator Theodore Bilbo.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1946
NameTheodore G. Bilbo Votes46,747 (100.00%)
Term01/03/1947 - 08/21/1947 Margin46,747 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1952
NameJohn C. Stennis Votes233,919 (100.00%)
Term01/03/1953 - 01/03/1959 Margin233,919 (+100.00%)
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Name John C. Stennis Rep. William M. Colmer Forrest B. Jackson Paul B. Johnson, Jr. Rep. John E. Rankin L. R. Collins  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes52,068 (26.88%) 45,725 (23.61%) 43,642 (22.53%) 27,159 (14.02%) 24,492 (12.64%) 623 (0.32%)  
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