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  LA US Senate - D Primary
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Parents > United States > Louisiana > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1972 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 19, 1972 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 19, 1972 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Turnout 21.52% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedBR_Green August 30, 2007 09:39pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U. S. Elections, 2nd edition.
Description Senator Ellender died before the Primary, but his name remained on the ballot.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won08/01/1972
NameElaine Edwards Votes1 (100.00%)
Term08/01/1972 - 11/13/1972 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameJ. Bennett Johnston Votes598,987 (55.21%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1979 Margin348,826 (+32.15%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceLA US Senate 11/07/1972
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Name J. Bennett Johnston Frank Tunney Allen (I) President Pro Tempore Allen J. Ellender  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes623,078 (79.44%) 88,198 (11.25%) 73,088 (9.32%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -534,880 (-68.19%) -549,990 (-70.12%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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