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Parents > United States > Tennessee > 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 29.47% Total Population
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last Modifiededdy 9_99 January 20, 2004 11:42pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameHoward H. Baker, Jr. Votes716,539 (61.55%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1979 Margin275,940 (+23.70%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1984
NameAl Gore Votes1,000,607 (60.72%)
Term01/03/1985 - 01/03/1991 Margin443,591 (+26.92%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 03, 1978 TN US Senate - R Primary Howard H. Baker, Jr. R 246,499
Aug 03, 1978 TN US Senate - D Primary Jane Eskind D 568,032OTH 147
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Name (I) Minority Leader Howard H. Baker, Jr. Jane Eskind Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Anderson Fern L. Keasler  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent Independent  
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Uncertified Votes642,644 (55.54%) 466,228 (40.30%) 45,908 (3.97%) 2,243 (0.19%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -176,416 (-15.25%) -596,736 (-51.58%) -640,401 (-55.35%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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