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United States Senate Election In Maine, 1972

United States Senate election in Maine, 1972

November 7, 1972

 
Nominee William Hathaway Margaret Chase Smith
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 224,270 197,040
Percentage 53.2% 46.8%

U.S. Senator before election

Margaret Chase Smith
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

William Hathaway
Democratic

The 1972 United States Senate election in Maine was held on November 7, 1972. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Margaret Chase Smith ran for re-election to a fifth term, but was defeated by Democrat William Hathaway.

Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William Hathaway 224,270 53.23
Republican Margaret Chase Smith (incumbent) 197,040 46.77

References

  1. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=6513
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