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  MI US Senate - R Primary
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Parents > United States > Michigan > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline June 10, 1936 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open September 15, 1936 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close September 15, 1936 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1937 - 11:00pm
Term End January 03, 1943 - 11:00pm
Turnout 10.90% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedRBH December 05, 2015 03:24pm
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Description Sen. Couzens, who had supported elements of the New Deal, and who had just endorsed FDR for a second term, was defeated for re-nomination. At the time, Couzens' health was very poor, and he was not able to campaign. He died before the fall election.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1930
NameJames G. Couzens Votes634,577 (78.15%)
Term03/04/1931 - 10/22/1936 Margin464,820 (+57.24%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1936
NamePrentiss M. Brown Votes910,937 (53.29%)
Term01/03/1937 - 01/03/1943 Margin196,335 (+11.49%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMI US Senate 11/03/1936
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Name Gov. Wilber M. Brucker (I) Sen. James G. Couzens  
PartyRepublican Republican  
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Certified Votes328,560 (62.26%) 199,204 (37.75%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -129,356 (-24.51%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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