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Parents > United States > Illinois > 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 28.66% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedCOSDem March 05, 2005 03:51pm
Data SourcesIL Board of Elections Vote Total Book, General 1978, P. 10
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameCharles H. Percy Votes2,867,078 (62.22%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1979 Margin1,146,047 (+24.87%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1984
NamePaul M. Simon Votes2,397,303 (50.07%)
Term01/03/1985 - 01/03/1991 Margin89,264 (+1.86%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 21, 1978 IL US Senate - R Primary Charles H. Percy
R 476,432
Mar 21, 1978 IL US Senate - D Primary Alex R. Seith
D 695,312
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CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Sen. Charles H. Percy Alex R. Seith Bruce Green Patricia Grogan Gerald Rose (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic Libertarian Socialist Workers U.S. Labor Independent  
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Uncertified Votes1,698,711 (53.34%) 1,448,187 (45.47%) 16,320 (0.51%) 15,922 (0.50%) 5,465 (0.17%) 159 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -250,524 (-7.87%) -1,682,391 (-52.83%) -1,682,789 (-52.84%) -1,693,246 (-53.17%) -1,698,552 (-53.33%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
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Entry Date 01/01/1978 01/01/1978 01/01/1978 01/01/1978 01/11/1978 01/01/1978  
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.06%-- 38.75%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
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00/00/1978 Charles H. Percy TVAd Issue eng Chuck Percy's Apology Ad   00:00:30 Green Pigs 

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