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Parents > United States > California > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1950 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1950 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1950 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1951 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 1953 - 12:00pm
Turnout 34.82% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH January 22, 2011 03:50am
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Description Term end due to resignation (became US VP)
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1944
NameSheridan Downey Votes1,728,155 (52.29%)
Term01/03/1945 - 12/01/1950 Margin151,602 (+4.59%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/01/1950
NameRichard M. Nixon Votes1 (100.00%)
Term12/01/1950 - 01/03/1951 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 06, 1950 CA US Senate - D Primary Helen Gahagan Douglas
D 1,564,218
Jun 06, 1950 CA US Senate - R Primary Richard M. Nixon
R 1,146,462
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Name Rep. Richard M. Nixon Rep. Helen Gahagan Douglas (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent  
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Uncertified Votes2,183,454 (59.23%) 1,502,507 (40.76%) 354 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -680,947 (-18.47%) -2,183,100 (-59.22%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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