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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1996 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 05, 1996 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1996 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1997 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2003 - 12:00pm
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedRBH April 21, 2021 04:09pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1990
NameJohn F. Kerry Votes1,321,712 (57.06%)
Term01/03/1991 - 01/03/1997 Margin328,795 (+14.20%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/2002
NameJohn F. Kerry Votes1,605,976 (80.03%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin1,236,169 (+61.60%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 17, 1996 MA US Senate - D Primary
John F. Kerry
D 224,308
Sep 17, 1996 MA US Senate- R Primary
William F. "Bill" Weld
R 73,619
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MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

08/20/1996 10/15/1996

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Sen. John F. Kerry Gov. William F. "Bill" Weld Susan C. Gallagher-Long Robert C. Stowe (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Conservative Natural Law Nonpartisan  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes 1,334,345 (52.21%) 1,142,837 (44.71%) 70,013 (2.74%) 7,176 (0.28%) 1,515 (0.06%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -191,508 (-7.49%) -1,264,332 (-49.47%) -1,327,169 (-51.93%) -1,332,830 (-52.15%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date -- -- -- -- --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (2 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.10%-- 40.59%-- 3.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Boston Globe 
10/15/96-10/15/96
46.00% -- 40.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Boston Herald 
08/20/96-08/20/96
38.00% -- 46.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
00/00/1996 John F. Kerry vs William F. "Bill" Weld TVAd Contrast eng Kerry See You Later   00:00:30 Green Pigs 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 02, 2003 07:04pm General CLASH OF THE TITANS  Article *crickets chirp* 
Apr 02, 2003 07:03pm General KERRY/WELD: DEAD HEAT  Article *crickets chirp* 
Apr 02, 2003 07:01pm General Home Stretch (96 Kerry v. Weld race)  Article *crickets chirp* 

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