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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 06, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 06, 1978 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1985 - 12:00pm
Turnout 3.33% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedBarack O-blame-a May 04, 2006 10:02pm
Data Sources1984 Almanac of American Politics
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameJames O. Eastland Votes375,102 (58.09%)
Term01/03/1973 - 12/27/1978 Margin125,323 (+19.41%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameThad Cochran Votes267,302 (45.29%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin79,761 (+13.51%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMS US Senate 11/07/1978
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Name Rep. Thad Cochran Charles W. Pickering, Sr.  
PartyRepublican Republican  
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Uncertified Votes50,857 (68.97%) 22,880 (31.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -27,977 (-37.94%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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