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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1954 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1954 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1954 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1955 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1961 - 12:00pm
Turnout 38.66% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedChronicler November 04, 2006 03:30pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, vol. 1, pp. 84-85.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1948
NamePaul H. Douglas Votes2,147,754 (55.07%)
Term01/03/1949 - 01/03/1955 Margin407,728 (+10.45%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1960
NamePaul H. Douglas Votes2,530,943 (54.63%)
Term01/03/1961 - 01/03/1967 Margin437,097 (+9.43%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 13, 1954 IL US Senate-R Primary Joseph T. Meek
R 841,766
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Name (I) Sen. Paul H. Douglas Joseph T. Meek (W) Unidentified Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
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Uncertified Votes1,804,338 (53.57%) 1,563,683 (46.43%) 4 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -240,655 (-7.15%) -1,804,334 (-53.57%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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