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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1956 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1963 - 12:00pm
Turnout 48.95% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedSome say... January 21, 2005 04:36pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Scammon, Vol 3
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1950
NameEverett McKinley Dirksen Votes1,951,984 (53.88%)
Term01/03/1951 - 01/03/1957 Margin294,354 (+8.13%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1962
NameEverett McKinley Dirksen Votes1,961,202 (52.87%)
Term01/03/1963 - 01/03/1969 Margin213,195 (+5.75%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 10, 1956 IL US Senate-D Primary Richard Stengel
D 621,055
Apr 10, 1956 IL US Senate-R Primary Everett McKinley Dirksen
R 686,320
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Name (I) Sen. Everett McKinley Dirksen St. Rep. Richard Stengel Louis Fisher  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Labor  
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Uncertified Votes2,307,352 (54.10%) 1,949,883 (45.72%) 7,595 (0.18%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -357,469 (-8.38%) -2,299,757 (-53.92%)  
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