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Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1970 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1970 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1970 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1971 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1977 - 12:00pm
Turnout 20.53% Total Population
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedRBH July 04, 2020 01:34pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997, Michael J. Dubin, p. 676.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameRalph W. Yarborough Votes1,463,958 (56.22%)
Term01/03/1965 - 01/03/1971 Margin329,621 (+12.66%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameLloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Votes2,199,956 (56.78%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1983 Margin563,586 (+14.55%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 02, 1970 TX US Senate - D Primary
Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr.
D 1,567,793
May 02, 1970 TX US Senate - R Primary
George H. W. Bush
R 110,460
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Name Rep. Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Rep. George H. W. Bush (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes1,226,568 (53.34%) 1,071,234 (46.58%) 1,808 (0.08%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -155,334 (-6.75%) -1,224,760 (-53.26%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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Entry Date -- -- 06/01/1970  
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