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Parents > United States > Illinois > 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 41.46% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last Modifiedev October 16, 2007 03:08pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin p685
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1966
NameCharles H. Percy Votes2,100,449 (54.95%)
Term01/03/1967 - 01/03/1973 Margin422,302 (+11.05%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameCharles H. Percy Votes1,698,711 (53.34%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin250,524 (+7.87%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 21, 1972 IL US Senate- D Primary Roman Pucinski
D 1,217,705
Mar 21, 1972 IL US Senate- R Primary Charles H. Percy
R 536,022
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Name (I) Sen. Charles H. Percy Rep. Roman Pucinski Edward C. Gross Arnold Becchetti (W) W. Dakin Williams  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Labor Communist Write-In  
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Uncertified Votes2,867,078 (62.22%) 1,721,031 (37.35%) 13,384 (0.29%) 6,103 (0.13%) 396 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,146,047 (-24.87%) -2,853,694 (-61.93%) -2,860,975 (-62.09%) -2,866,682 (-62.21%)  
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