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  MS US Senate - D Primary
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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 06, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 06, 1978 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1985 - 12:00pm
# Winners2
Turnout 8.00% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH June 28, 2010 03:17pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameJames O. Eastland Votes375,102 (58.09%)
Term01/03/1973 - 12/27/1978 Margin125,323 (+19.41%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameThad Cochran Votes267,302 (45.29%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin79,761 (+13.51%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMS US Senate 11/07/1978
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Name Maurice Dantin Gov. Cliff Finch Lt. Gov. Charles L. Sullivan Gov. William L. Waller  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes102,968 (29.01%) 98,751 (27.83%) 78,702 (22.18%) 74,465 (20.98%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -4,217 (-1.19%) -24,266 (-6.84%) -28,503 (-8.03%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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