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  CA US Senate - D Primary
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Parents > United States > California > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1938 - 05:00am Central
Polls Open August 30, 1938 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 30, 1938 - 11:00am Central
Term Start January 03, 1939 - 09:00pm
Term End January 03, 1945 - 12:00pm
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH May 07, 2018 01:23pm
Data SourcesFresno Bee, 10/23/1938
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1932
NameWilliam Gibbs McAdoo Votes943,164 (43.39%)
Term03/04/1933 - 11/08/1938 Margin273,488 (+12.58%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1938
NameSheridan Downey Votes1,372,314 (54.43%)
Term01/03/1939 - 01/03/1945 Margin246,074 (+9.76%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceCA US Senate 11/08/1938
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Name Sheridan Downey (I) Sen. William Gibbs McAdoo Controller Ray L. Riley John W. Preston James W. Mellen  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes511,952 (46.05%) 375,930 (33.82%) 103,748 (9.33%) 95,547 (8.60%) 24,467 (2.20%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -136,022 (-12.24%) -408,204 (-36.72%) -416,405 (-37.46%) -487,485 (-43.85%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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