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  MA US Senate - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline April 01, 1962 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1962 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1962 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start November 07, 1962 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1965 - 12:00pm
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifiedRBH February 11, 2008 05:34pm
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Description Special election to fill in the seat vacated by John F. Kennedy, who left to become President of the United States.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/27/1960
NameBenjamin A. Smith, II Votes1 (100.00%)
Term12/27/1960 - 11/06/1962 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameEdward M. "Ted" Kennedy Votes1,716,907 (74.26%)
Term01/03/1965 - 01/03/1971 Margin1,129,244 (+48.84%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 18, 1962 MA US Senate - D Primary
Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy
D 806,732
Sep 18, 1962 MA US Senate - R Primary
George Cabot Lodge
R 441,365
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CANDIDATES
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Name Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy George Cabot Lodge H. Stuart Hughes Lawrence Gilfedder Mark R. Shaw  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Socialist Labor Prohibition  
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Uncertified Votes1,162,611 (52.92%) 977,668 (44.50%) 50,013 (2.28%) 5,330 (0.24%) 1,439 (0.07%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -184,943 (-8.42%) -1,112,598 (-50.64%) -1,157,281 (-52.67%) -1,161,172 (-52.85%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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