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Parents > United States > Nebraska > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 1940 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 05, 1940 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1940 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1941 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1947 - 12:00pm
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking June 24, 2003 08:07pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1934
NameEdward R. Burke Votes305,958 (55.30%)
Term01/03/1935 - 01/03/1941 Margin68,832 (+12.44%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1946
NameHugh A. Butler Votes271,208 (70.82%)
Term01/03/1947 - 01/03/1953 Margin159,458 (+41.64%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 09, 1940 NE US Senate - D Primary
Robert L. Cochran
D 145,269
Apr 09, 1940 NE US Senate - R Primary
Hugh A. Butler
R 166,227
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Name Hugh A. Butler Gov. Robert L. Cochran Albert F. Ruthven  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent  
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Uncertified Votes 340,250 (57.00%) 247,659 (41.49%) 8,982 (1.51%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -92,591 (-15.51%) -331,268 (-55.50%)  
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