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Parents > United States > Louisiana > 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 29.77% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker January 27, 2005 02:13pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 Michael J. Dubin p685
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won08/01/1972
NameElaine Edwards Votes1 (100.00%)
Term08/01/1972 - 11/13/1972 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/14/1972
NameJ. Bennett Johnston Votes1 (100.00%)
Term11/14/1972 - 01/03/1973 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 19, 1972 LA US Senate - D Primary
J. Bennett Johnston
D 784,364
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Name J. Bennett Johnston Gov. John J. McKeithen Ben C. Toledano Hall M. Lyons  
PartyDemocratic Independent Republican American  
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Uncertified Votes598,987 (55.21%) 250,161 (23.06%) 206,846 (19.07%) 28,910 (2.67%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -348,826 (-32.15%) -392,141 (-36.15%) -570,077 (-52.55%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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