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Parents > United States > California > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1944 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1944 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1944 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1945 - 12:00pm
Term End December 01, 1950 - 12:00pm
Turnout 47.84% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRP June 26, 2017 05:05pm
Data Sources
Description Term end due to resignation (ill health)
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/09/1938
NameThomas More Storke Votes1 (100.00%)
Term11/09/1938 - 01/03/1939 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1950
NameRichard M. Nixon Votes2,183,454 (59.23%)
Term01/03/1951 - 01/01/1953 Margin680,947 (+18.47%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 16, 1944 CA US Senate - D Primary Sheridan Downey D 931,630
May 16, 1944 CA US Senate - R Primary Frederick F. Houser R 717,950
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Name (I) Sen. Sheridan Downey Frederick F. Houser  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes1,728,155 (52.29%) 1,576,553 (47.71%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -151,602 (-4.59%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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