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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 1938 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1938 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1938 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1939 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1945 - 12:00pm
Turnout 41.83% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH February 14, 2018 01:54am
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin p530
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1932
NameWilliam Henry Dieterich Votes1,882,304 (55.84%)
Term03/04/1933 - 03/04/1939 Margin449,463 (+13.33%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1944
NameScott W. Lucas Votes2,059,023 (52.61%)
Term01/03/1945 - 01/03/1951 Margin217,230 (+5.55%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 12, 1938 IL US Senate-D Primary
Scott W. Lucas
D 1,606,246
Apr 12, 1938 IL US Senate-R Primary
Richard J. Lyons
R 687,925
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Name Rep. Scott W. Lucas Richard J. Lyons Enoch A. Holtwick (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Prohibition Nonpartisan  
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Uncertified Votes1,638,162 (51.32%) 1,542,574 (48.33%) 10,707 (0.34%) 569 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -95,588 (-2.99%) -1,627,455 (-50.99%) -1,637,593 (-51.30%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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Entry Date -- -- -- 02/01/1938  
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