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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 1920 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1920 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1920 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1921 - 12:00pm
Term End December 07, 1926 - 12:00pm
Turnout 31.87% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last Modifiedev November 12, 2009 07:07pm
Data SourcesClerk of the U.S. House = United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin p. 439. Dubin has Fraenckel's middle initial as V, while the Clerk has it as T.
Description Term End due to death.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1914
NameLawrence Yates Sherman Votes390,661 (38.46%)
Term03/04/1915 - 03/04/1921 Margin17,258 (+1.70%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1926
NameFrank Leslie Smith Votes842,273 (46.86%)
Term03/04/1927 - 02/09/1928 Margin67,330 (+3.75%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 15, 1920 IL US Senate-R Primary William Brown McKinley
R 799,402
Sep 15, 1920 IL US Senate-D Primary Peter A. Waller
D 171,267
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Name Rep. William Brown McKinley Peter A. Waller Gustave V. Fraenckel John Fitzpatrick Frank B. Vennum Joseph B. Moody George D. Carrington
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Farmer Labor Prohibition Socialist Labor Single Tax
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Certified Votes1,381,384 (66.83%) 554,372 (26.82%) 66,463 (3.22%) 50,749 (2.46%) 10,186 (0.49%) 3,107 (0.15%) 784 (0.04%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -827,012 (-40.01%) -1,314,921 (-63.61%) -1,330,635 (-64.37%) -1,371,198 (-66.34%) -1,378,277 (-66.68%) -1,380,600 (-66.79%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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