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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, 1978 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open May 09, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close May 09, 1978 - 06:30pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1985 - 12:00pm
# Winners2
Turnout 17.68% Registered 6.40% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last Modifiedgeoffreyvs August 18, 2017 10:13am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameJesse A. Helms Votes795,248 (54.01%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1979 Margin117,955 (+8.01%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameJesse A. Helms Votes619,151 (54.50%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin102,488 (+9.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceNC US Senate 11/07/1978
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CANDIDATES (2 Winners)
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Name Luther H. Hodges Jr. Commissioner of Insurance John R. Ingram E. Lawrence Davis III J. McNeill Smith Jr. David P. "Dave" McKnight William B. Griffin Thomas B. Sawyer
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
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Uncertified Votes260,868 (40.08%) 170,715 (26.23%) 105,381 (16.19%) 82,703 (12.71%) 9,422 (1.45%) 8,907 (1.37%) 8,482 (1.30%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -90,153 (-13.85%) -155,487 (-23.89%) -178,165 (-27.37%) -251,446 (-38.63%) -251,961 (-38.71%) -252,386 (-38.77%)
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Name Joseph "Joe" Felmet  
PartyDemocratic  
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Uncertified Votes4,464 (0.69%)  
Margin-256,404 (-39.39%)  
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