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Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1985 - 12:00pm
Turnout 20.65% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking June 27, 2003 12:14pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameJohn G. Tower Votes1,822,877 (53.40%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1979 Margin310,892 (+9.11%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1984
NamePhil Gramm Votes3,111,348 (58.55%)
Term01/03/1985 - 01/03/1991 Margin908,791 (+17.10%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 06, 1978 TX US Senate- D Primary Robert C. Krueger D 1,561,198
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Name (I) Sen. John G. Tower Rep. Robert C. Krueger Luis A. Diaz de Leon Miguel Pendas (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic La Raza Unida Socialist Workers Independent  
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Uncertified Votes1,151,376 (49.79%) 1,139,149 (49.26%) 17,869 (0.77%) 4,018 (0.17%) 128 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -12,227 (-0.53%) -1,133,507 (-49.02%) -1,147,358 (-49.61%) -1,151,248 (-49.78%)  
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