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Parents > United States > Connecticut > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1952 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 1952 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1952 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start November 05, 1952 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Turnout 54.47% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRBH October 04, 2010 12:59am
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Description Special election for the remainder of James O´┐ŻBrien McMahon's term.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won08/29/1952
NameWilliam Arthur Purtell Votes1 (100.00%)
Term08/29/1952 - 11/04/1952 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NamePrescott Sheldon Bush Votes610,829 (54.84%)
Term01/03/1957 - 01/03/1963 Margin131,369 (+11.79%)
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Name Prescott Sheldon Bush Rep. Abraham A. Ribicoff William H. Taft  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist  
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Uncertified Votes559,465 (51.17%) 530,505 (48.53%) 3,298 (0.30%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -28,960 (-2.65%) -556,167 (-50.87%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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