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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 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 December 31, 1974 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 06, 2004 07:03pm
Data SourcesOfficial county returns in Office of the Secretary of State
Description Term end due to resignation.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1962
NameSamuel J. Ervin, Jr. Votes491,520 (60.45%)
Term01/03/1963 - 01/03/1969 Margin169,885 (+20.89%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameRobert B. Morgan Votes633,775 (62.11%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1981 Margin256,157 (+25.10%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 04, 1968 NC US Senate - R Primary
Robert Vance Somers
R 132,018
May 04, 1968 NC US Senate - D Primary
Samuel J. Ervin, Jr.
D 638,237
Jun 01, 1968 NC US Senate - R Runoff
Robert Vance Somers
R 14,550
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Name (I) Sen. Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. Robert Vance Somers (W) Gov. J. Terry Sanford (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Other  
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Uncertified Votes870,406 (60.56%) 566,934 (39.44%) 14 (0.00%) 9 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -303,472 (-21.11%) -870,392 (-60.55%) -870,397 (-60.56%)  
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