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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1966 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1966 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1966 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1967 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1973 - 12:00pm
Turnout 18.08% Total Population
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1960
NameJames O. Eastland Votes244,341 (91.81%)
Term01/03/1961 - 01/03/1967 Margin222,534 (+83.61%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameJames O. Eastland Votes375,102 (58.09%)
Term01/03/1973 - 12/27/1978 Margin125,323 (+19.41%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 07, 1966 MS US Senate - D Primary James O. Eastland D 289,085
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Name (I) Sen. James O. Eastland Rep. Prentiss Walker Clifton R. Whitley  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
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Uncertified Votes258,248 (65.56%) 105,150 (26.70%) 30,502 (7.74%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -153,098 (-38.87%) -227,746 (-57.82%)  
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