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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1970

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1970

November 3, 1970

 
Nominee Hugh Scott William Sesler
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,874,106 1,653,774
Percentage 51.4% 45.4%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Hugh Scott
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Hugh Scott
Republican

The 1970 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 3, 1970. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Hugh Scott won re-election, defeating Democratic nominee William Sesler.

Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Hugh Scott (inc.) 1,874,106 51.43% +0.84%
Democratic William Sesler 1,653,774 45.38% -3.74%
Constitution Frank W. Gaydosh 85,813 2.36% +2.36%
American Independent W. Henry McFarland 18,275 0.50% +0.50%
Socialist Labor Herman A. Johnson 4,375 0.12% -0.02%
Socialist Workers Robin Maisel 3,970 0.11% -0.04%
Consumer William R. Mimms 3,932 0.11% +0.11%
N/A Other 60 0.00% N/A
Totals 3,644,305 100.00%

References

  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1970". Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
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