1970 United States Senate Election in Arizona
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1970 United States Senate Election in Arizona
1970 United States Senate election in Arizona

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Nominee Paul Fannin Sam Grossman
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 228,284 179,512
Percentage 56.0% 44.0%

1970 United States Senate election in Arizona results map by county.svg
County results
Fannin:      50-60%      60-70%
Grossman:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

U.S. senator before election

Paul Fannin
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Paul Fannin
Republican

The 1970 United States Senate election in Arizona took place on November 3, 1970. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Paul Fannin decided to run for reelection to a second term, running unopposed in the Republican primary. Fannin defeated Democratic nominee Sam Grossman in the general election.

Republican primary

Candidates

Democratic primary

Candidates

  • Sam Grossman, businessman
  • John Kruglick, doctor
  • H. L. Kelly

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sam Grossman 78,006 65.2%
Democratic John Kruglick 27,324 22.9%
Democratic H. L. Kelly 14,238 11.9%
Total votes 119,568 100.0

General election

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1970[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Paul Fannin (incumbent) 228,284 56.0%
Democratic Sam Grossman 179,512 44.0%
Majority 48,772 12.0%
Turnout 407,796
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

See also

References


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