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Parents > United States > Illinois > Counties > Cook > Chicago > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1959 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 07, 1959 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 07, 1959 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start April 20, 1959 - 12:00pm
Term End April 20, 1963 - 12:00pm
Turnout 30.12% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedRBH May 26, 2009 04:17pm
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/05/1955
NameRichard J. Daley Votes708,660 (54.93%)
Term04/20/1955 - 04/20/1959 Margin127,199 (+9.86%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/02/1963
NameRichard J. Daley Votes679,497 (55.69%)
Term04/20/1963 - 04/20/1967 Margin138,792 (+11.37%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 24, 1959 Chicago Mayor - R Primary Timothy P. Sheehan
R 82,454
Feb 24, 1959 Chicago Mayor - D Primary Richard J. Daley
D 514,641
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Name (I) Mayor Richard J. Daley Rep. Timothy P. Sheehan  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Certified Votes778,612 (71.40%) 311,940 (28.60%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -466,672 (-42.79%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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