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  MA US Senate - D Primary
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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 1962 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open September 18, 1962 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close September 18, 1962 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1963 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1965 - 12:00pm
Turnout 127.54% Registered 15.67% Total Population
ContributorNot in Public Domain
Last ModifiedRBH January 15, 2018 07:20pm
Data SourcesRichard Scammon's America Votes.
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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 Won11/06/1962
NameEdward M. "Ted" Kennedy Votes1,162,611 (52.92%)
Term11/07/1962 - 01/03/1965 Margin184,943 (+8.42%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMA US Senate - Special Election 11/06/1962
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Name Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy Attorney General Edward J. McCormack, Jr. (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes559,303 (69.33%) 247,403 (30.67%) 26 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -311,900 (-38.66%) -559,277 (-69.33%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
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Entry Date 01/16/1962 10/27/1961 03/01/1962  
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Sep 28, 1962 09:00am Election Guide Teddy & Kennedyism  Article Thomas Walker 

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