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Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1972 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1972 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1972 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Turnout 30.48% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking June 27, 2003 12:15pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1966
NameJohn G. Tower Votes842,501 (56.42%)
Term01/03/1967 - 01/03/1973 Margin198,646 (+13.30%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameJohn G. Tower Votes1,151,376 (49.79%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin12,227 (+0.53%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 06, 1972 TX US Senate - D Primary Ralph W. Yarborough D 2,065,748
Jun 03, 1972 TX US Senate - D Runoff Barefoot Sanders D 1,936,631
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Name (I) Sen. John G. Tower US Attorney Barefoot Sanders Flores N. Amaya Tom Leonard (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic La Raza Unida Socialist Workers Independent  
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Uncertified Votes1,822,877 (53.40%) 1,511,985 (44.29%) 63,543 (1.86%) 14,464 (0.42%) 1,034 (0.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -310,892 (-9.11%) -1,759,334 (-51.53%) -1,808,413 (-52.97%) -1,821,843 (-53.37%)  
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