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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1960 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1960 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1960 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1961 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1967 - 12:00pm
Turnout 45.95% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker February 11, 2005 01:55pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin p630
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1954
NamePaul H. Douglas Votes1,804,338 (53.57%)
Term01/03/1955 - 01/03/1961 Margin240,655 (+7.15%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1966
NameCharles H. Percy Votes2,100,449 (54.95%)
Term01/03/1967 - 01/03/1973 Margin422,302 (+11.05%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 12, 1960 IL US Senate-R Primary Samuel W. Witwer
R 792,546
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Name (I) Sen. Paul H. Douglas Samuel W. Witwer Louis Fisher  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Labor  
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Uncertified Votes2,530,943 (54.63%) 2,093,846 (45.20%) 8,007 (0.17%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -437,097 (-9.43%) -2,522,936 (-54.46%)  
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