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  VA US Senate - R Convention
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Parents > United States > Virginia > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1978 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open June 03, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 03, 1978 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1985 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.07% Total Population
ContributorMr. Matt
Last ModifiedRBH February 04, 2013 10:52pm
Data SourcesNY Times, 6/5/1978

On the sixth ballot: Obenshain won 1579.89 votes (a majority of 1541.51 votes is needed for nomination), Warner won 1473.74 votes
Description Obenshain died before the general election; John Warner was then picked as the party's nominee
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameWilliam L. Scott Votes718,337 (51.45%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/02/1979 Margin74,374 (+5.33%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameJohn Warner Votes613,232 (50.19%)
Term01/03/1979 - 01/03/1985 Margin4,721 (+0.39%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceVA US Senate 11/07/1978
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Name Richard D. Obenshain Secretary of the Navy John Warner Gov. A. Linwood Holton Jr. St. Rep. Nathan Huff Miller  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican  
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Uncertified Votes1,580 (51.74%) 1,474 (48.27%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -106 (-3.47%) -1,580 (-51.74%) -1,580 (-51.74%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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