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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1950 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1950 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1950 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1951 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Turnout 41.58% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler November 04, 2006 03:31pm
Data SourcesOfficial returns, America Votes, vol. 1, pp. 84-85, 90.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1944
NameScott W. Lucas Votes2,059,023 (52.61%)
Term01/03/1945 - 01/03/1951 Margin217,230 (+5.55%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameEverett McKinley Dirksen Votes2,307,352 (54.10%)
Term01/03/1957 - 01/03/1963 Margin357,469 (+8.38%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 11, 1950 IL US Senate-R Primary Everett McKinley Dirksen
R 741,984
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Name Rep. Everett McKinley Dirksen (I) Majority Leader Scott W. Lucas Enoch A. Holtwick (W) Unidentified Scattering  
PartyRepublican Democratic Prohibition Independent  
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Uncertified Votes1,951,984 (53.88%) 1,657,630 (45.76%) 13,050 (0.36%) 9 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -294,354 (-8.13%) -1,938,934 (-53.52%) -1,951,975 (-53.88%)  
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