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  AL US Senate - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Alabama > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start November 08, 1978 - 12:00pm
Term End January 02, 1981 - 12:00pm
Turnout 21.24% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH August 22, 2015 11:17pm
Data SourcesDubin, p. 706
Description To fill remainder of unexpired term.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won06/08/1978
NameMaryon Pittman Allen Votes1 (100.00%)
Term06/08/1978 - 11/07/1978 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1980
NameJeremiah A. Denton, Jr. Votes650,363 (50.15%)
Term01/03/1981 - 01/03/1987 Margin40,188 (+3.10%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 05, 1978 AL US Senate - Special D Primary Maryon Pittman Allen
D 750,700
Sep 05, 1978 AL US Senate - Special R Primary George W. Nichols
R 21,578
Sep 26, 1978 AL US Senate - Special D Runoff Donald W. Stewart
D 878,240
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Name St. Sen. Donald W. Stewart Rep. James D. Martin Michael R. Erdy A. J. Killingsworth Joseph T. Robino  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Prohibition People's  
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Uncertified Votes401,852 (54.93%) 316,170 (43.22%) 6,006 (0.82%) 5,814 (0.80%) 1,768 (0.24%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -85,682 (-11.71%) -395,846 (-54.11%) -396,038 (-54.13%) -400,084 (-54.69%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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Entry Date 01/01/1978 01/01/1978 01/01/1978 01/01/1978 --  
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