World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1972

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1972

November 7, 1972

 
Nominee Edward Brooke John J. Droney
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,505,932 823,278
Percentage 63.53% 34.73%

Results by town. Red indicates towns carried by Edward Brooke, blue indicates towns carried by John J. Droney.

Senator before election

Edward Brooke
Republican

Elected Senator

Edward Brooke
Republican

The United States Senate election of 1972 in Massachusetts was held on November 7, 1972 with the incumbent Republican Senator Edward Brooke defeating his challengers.

Contents

  • Candidates 1
    • Democratic 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
    • Socialist Workers 1.3
  • Results 2
    • Primaries 2.1
    • General election 2.2
  • External links and references 3

Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Socialist Workers

Results

Primaries

Democratic Primary
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John J. Droney 215,523 45.05
Democratic Gerald O'Leary 169,876 35.51
Democratic John P. Lynch 92,979 19.43

General election

General election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Edward Brooke 1,505,932 63.53 +2.85
Democratic John J. Droney 823,278 34.73 -4.01
Socialist Workers Donald Gurewitz 41,369 1.75 +1.41

External links and references

  • Race details at ourcampaigns.com
  1. ^ John Droney at ourcampaigns.com
  2. ^ Edward Brooke at ourcampaigns.com


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.