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  NC US Senate - D Primary
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1912 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1912 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1912 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1913 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1919 - 12:00pm
Turnout 6.71% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler April 27, 2020 10:27am
Data SourcesNorth Carolina Manual, 1913. The certified statewide totals for the three contenders do not match the sum of the counties, which is Simmons 84,759; Kitchin 46,810; and Clark 16,265.
Description This nomination was originally planned to take place at the Democratic state convention. However, after one of the candidates (former Gov. Aycock) died, the convention was postponed two months. When it met on 6/6/1912, the delegates voted to hold a primary to nominate a candidate for US Senator.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/22/1907
NameFurnifold M. Simmons Votes116 (81.69%)
Term03/04/1907 - 03/04/1913 Margin92 (+64.79%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/22/1913
NameFurnifold M. Simmons Votes144 (88.34%)
Term03/04/1913 - 03/04/1919 Margin125 (+76.69%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceNC US Senate 01/22/1913
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Name (I) Sen. Furnifold M. Simmons Gov. William W. Kitchin Chief Justice Walter Clark  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes84,687 (57.18%) 47,010 (31.74%) 16,418 (11.09%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -37,677 (-25.44%) -68,269 (-46.09%)  
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