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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1948 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1948 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1948 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1949 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1955 - 12:00pm
Turnout 82.73% Registered 47.62% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH January 06, 2018 03:16pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1944
NameLeverett Saltonstall Votes1,228,754 (64.28%)
Term11/08/1944 - 01/03/1949 Margin561,668 (+29.38%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1954
NameLeverett Saltonstall Votes956,605 (50.54%)
Term01/03/1955 - 01/03/1961 Margin28,706 (+1.52%)
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Sep 14, 1948 MA US Senate - D Primary John I. Fitzgerald
D 263,245
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Name (I) Sen. Leverett Saltonstall St. Sen. John I. Fitzgerald Henning A. Blomen E. Tallmadge Root (W) Write-In  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Labor Prohibition Nonpartisan  
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Uncertified Votes1,088,475 (52.95%) 954,398 (46.43%) 9,266 (0.45%) 3,652 (0.18%) 7 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -134,077 (-6.52%) -1,079,209 (-52.50%) -1,084,823 (-52.77%) -1,088,468 (-52.95%)  
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Entry Date -- -- -- -- 00/00/1948  
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