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  NC US Senate - Special Election
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline April 01, 1954 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1954 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1954 - 05:00pm Central
Term Start November 29, 1954 - 11:00am
Term End January 03, 1955 - 11:00am
Turnout 9.90% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 17, 2013 07:31pm
Data SourcesOfficial county returns in the office of the Secretary of State.
Description Special election to fill the remainder of the term due to the deaths of Sen. Smith and Sen. Broughton.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won07/10/1953
NameAlton A. Lennon Votes1 (100.00%)
Term07/10/1953 - 11/28/1954 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1954
NameW. Kerr Scott Votes408,312 (65.90%)
Term01/03/1955 - 04/16/1958 Margin196,990 (+31.79%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 29, 1954 NC US Senate - D Primary
W. Kerr Scott
D 614,658
May 29, 1954 NC US Senate - Special D Primary
W. Kerr Scott
D 555,914
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Name Gov. W. Kerr Scott (W) Paul C. West (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Other  
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Uncertified Votes402,268 (100.00%) 8 (0.00%) 7 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -402,260 (-99.99%) -402,261 (-99.99%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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