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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline November 01, 1970 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1970 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1970 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start November 17, 1970 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1975 - 12:00pm
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last Modifiedev July 08, 2020 12:23pm
Data Sources
Description Due to death of previous Senator.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won09/17/1969
NameRalph Tyler Smith Votes1 (100.00%)
Term09/17/1969 - 11/03/1970 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameAdlai Stevenson III Votes1,811,496 (62.15%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1981 Margin726,612 (+24.93%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 17, 1970 IL US Senate - Special R Primary
Ralph Tyler Smith
R 704,381
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Name Treasurer Adlai Stevenson III (I) Sen. Ralph Tyler Smith Lynn Henderson Louis Fisher (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Workers Socialist Labor Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes2,065,054 (57.37%) 1,519,718 (42.22%) 8,859 (0.25%) 5,564 (0.16%) 77 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -545,336 (-15.15%) -2,056,195 (-57.13%) -2,059,490 (-57.22%) -2,064,977 (-57.37%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
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Entry Date -- -- -- -- 11/01/1970  
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