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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1948 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1948 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1948 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1949 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1955 - 12:00pm
Turnout 49.39% Total Population
ContributorClassical Liberal
Last ModifiedClassical Liberal February 11, 2005 02:05pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin p577
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1942
NameC. Wayland Brooks Votes1,582,887 (53.24%)
Term01/03/1943 - 01/03/1949 Margin202,876 (+6.82%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1954
NamePaul H. Douglas Votes1,804,338 (53.57%)
Term01/03/1955 - 01/03/1961 Margin240,655 (+7.15%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 13, 1948 IL US Senate-R Primary C. Wayland Brooks
R 776,300
Apr 13, 1948 IL US Senate - D Primary Paul H. Douglas
D 597,717
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Name Alderman Paul H. Douglas (I) Sen. C. Wayland Brooks Enoch A. Holtwick Frank Schnur  
PartyDemocratic Republican Prohibition Socialist Labor  
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Uncertified Votes2,147,754 (55.07%) 1,740,026 (44.61%) 9,784 (0.25%) 2,693 (0.07%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -407,728 (-10.45%) -2,137,970 (-54.82%) -2,145,061 (-55.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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