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Parents > United States > Wisconsin > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1952 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 1952 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1952 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1953 - 12:00pm
Term End May 02, 1957 - 12:00pm
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedAJ December 15, 2012 10:40pm
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Description Term end due to the death of Senator McCarthy.

Easterday's ballot label: "Honesty and Integrity in Government"
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1946
NameJoseph R. McCarthy Votes620,430 (61.28%)
Term01/03/1947 - 01/03/1953 Margin241,658 (+23.87%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won08/28/1957
NameWilliam "Bill" Proxmire Votes435,985 (56.44%)
Term08/28/1957 - 01/03/1959 Margin123,054 (+15.93%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 09, 1952 WI US Senate - R Primary
Joseph R. McCarthy
R 759,273
Sep 09, 1952 WI US Senate - D Primary
Thomas E. Fairchild
D 191,700
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Name (I) Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy Attorney General Thomas E. Fairchild Alfred L. Easterday James E. Boulton  
PartyRepublican Democratic Honest Government Socialist Workers  
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Certified Votes 870,444 (54.23%) 731,402 (45.57%) 1,879 (0.12%) 1,442 (0.09%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -139,042 (-8.66%) -868,565 (-54.11%) -869,002 (-54.14%)  
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