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  TX US Senate - D Primary
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Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline February 10, 1970 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 02, 1970 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close May 02, 1970 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1971 - 08:00pm
Term End January 03, 1977 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.00% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedRBH June 20, 2011 02:53am
Data Sources1974 Almanac of American Politics
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameRalph W. Yarborough Votes1,463,958 (56.22%)
Term01/03/1965 - 01/03/1971 Margin329,621 (+12.66%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1970
NameLloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Votes1,194,069 (53.51%)
Term01/03/1971 - 01/03/1977 Margin158,275 (+7.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceTX US Senate 11/03/1970
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Name Rep. Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. (I) Sen. Ralph W. Yarborough  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes841,316 (53.66%) 726,477 (46.34%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -114,839 (-7.32%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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