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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 1968 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1968 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1968 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1969 - 12:00pm
Term End September 07, 1969 - 12:00pm
Turnout 44.14% Total Population
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last Modifiedev September 06, 2007 08:09pm
Data SourcesClerk of the House of Representatives
Description Term End due to death.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1962
NameEverett McKinley Dirksen Votes1,961,202 (52.87%)
Term01/03/1963 - 01/03/1969 Margin213,195 (+5.75%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won09/17/1969
NameRalph Tyler Smith Votes1 (100.00%)
Term09/17/1969 - 11/03/1970 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 11, 1968 IL US Senate-R Primary Everett McKinley Dirksen
R 675,779
Jun 11, 1968 IL US Senate-D Primary William G. Clark
D 627,361
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Name (I) Minority Leader Everett McKinley Dirksen Attorney General William G. Clark Louis Fisher  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Labor  
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Uncertified Votes2,358,947 (53.01%) 2,073,242 (46.59%) 17,542 (0.39%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -285,705 (-6.42%) -2,341,405 (-52.62%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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