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Parents > United States > Nebraska > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 1942 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 03, 1942 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1942 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1943 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1949 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.90% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking June 24, 2003 08:01pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyIndependent Won11/03/1936
NameGeorge W. Norris Votes258,700 (43.82%)
Term01/03/1937 - 01/03/1943 Margin35,424 (+6.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1948
NameKenneth S. Wherry Votes267,575 (56.67%)
Term01/03/1949 - 11/29/1951 Margin63,255 (+13.40%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 11, 1942 NE US Senate - D Primary
Foster May
D 89,263
Aug 11, 1942 NE US Senate - R Primary
Kenneth S. Wherry
R 93,407
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Name Kenneth S. Wherry (I) Sen. George W. Norris Foster May Albert F. Ruthven  
PartyRepublican Independent Democratic Independent  
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Uncertified Votes186,207 (48.97%) 108,899 (28.64%) 83,763 (22.03%) 1,348 (0.36%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -77,308 (-20.33%) -102,444 (-26.94%) -184,859 (-48.62%)  
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