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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1984 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1984 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1984 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1985 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1991 - 12:00pm
Turnout 82.85% Registered 44.10% Total Population
ContributorSC-Conservative
Last ModifiedRBH April 21, 2021 04:00pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1978
NamePaul Tsongas Votes1,093,283 (55.06%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin202,699 (+10.21%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1990
NameJohn Kerry Votes1,321,712 (57.06%)
Term01/03/1991 - 01/03/1997 Margin328,795 (+14.20%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 18, 1984 MA US Senate - D Primary
John Kerry
D 789,822
Sep 18, 1984 MA US Senate - R Primary
Raymond Shamie
R 278,682
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Name Lt. Gov. John Kerry Raymond Shamie (W) Others (W) William Hurst  
PartyDemocratic Republican Nonpartisan Libertarian  
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Certified Votes1,392,981 (55.05%) 1,136,806 (44.93%) 408 (0.02%) 0 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -256,175 (-10.12%) -1,392,573 (-55.04%) -1,392,981 (-55.05%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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Entry Date -- -- -- 06/01/1984  
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