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Parents > United States > Oregon > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 21, 1956 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1963 - 12:00pm
Turnout 48.13% Total Population
Contributor*crickets chirp*
Last ModifiedRBH June 02, 2012 11:01pm
Data SourcesDubin, p. 613. Dubin has the wrong Republican nominee - he has Howard Latourette. I checked the New York Times, and on 11/4/1956 it printed a table of all U.S. Senate candidates and gave McKay as the Republican nominee.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won02/17/1955
NameWayne L. Morse Votes1 (100.00%)
Term02/17/1955 - 01/03/1957 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1962
NameWayne L. Morse Votes344,716 (54.15%)
Term01/03/1963 - 01/03/1969 Margin53,129 (+8.35%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 18, 1956 OR US Senate - D Primary Wayne L. Morse D 234,743
May 18, 1956 OR US Senate - R Primary Douglas McKay R 249,272
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Name (I) Sen. Wayne L. Morse Secretary of the Interior Douglas McKay  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes396,849 (54.20%) 335,405 (45.80%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -61,444 (-8.39%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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