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Parents > United States > Mississippi > 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 December 27, 1978 - 12:00pm
Turnout 29.13% Total Population
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last Modifiededdy 9_99 January 26, 2004 11:27pm
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Description Term end due to resignation.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1966
NameJames O. Eastland Votes258,248 (65.56%)
Term01/03/1967 - 01/03/1973 Margin153,098 (+38.87%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameThad Cochran Votes267,302 (45.29%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin79,761 (+13.51%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 06, 1972 MS US Senate - D Primary James O. Eastland
D 290,256
Jun 06, 1972 MS US Senate- R Primary Gil Carmichael
R 23,228
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Name (I) President Pro Tempore James O. Eastland Gil Carmichael Rep. Prentiss Walker C.L. McKinley  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Independent  
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Uncertified Votes375,102 (58.09%) 249,779 (38.68%) 14,662 (2.27%) 6,203 (0.96%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -125,323 (-19.41%) -360,440 (-55.82%) -368,899 (-57.13%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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