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Parents > United States > Wisconsin > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1940 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1940 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1940 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1941 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1947 - 12:00pm
Turnout 42.65% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH March 15, 2021 12:33am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyProgressive Won11/06/1934
NameRobert Marion La Follette, Jr. Votes440,513 (47.78%)
Term01/03/1935 - 01/03/1941 Margin217,075 (+23.55%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1946
NameJoseph R. McCarthy Votes620,430 (61.28%)
Term01/03/1947 - 01/03/1953 Margin241,658 (+23.87%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 17, 1940 WI US Senate - D Primary
James E. Finnegan
D 128,866
Sep 17, 1940 WI US Senate - R Primary
Fred H. Clausen
R 349,935
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Name (I) Sen. Robert Marion La Follette, Jr. Fred H. Clausen Attorney General James E. Finnegan Ted Furman Adolf Wiggert  
PartyProgressive Republican Democratic Communist Socialist Labor  
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Certified Votes605,609 (45.26%) 553,692 (41.38%) 176,688 (13.20%) 1,308 (0.10%) 838 (0.06%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -51,917 (-3.88%) -428,921 (-32.05%) -604,301 (-45.16%) -604,771 (-45.20%)  
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