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1970 United States Senate election in Connecticut

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1970 United States Senate election in Connecticut

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Nominee Lowell Weicker Joseph Duffey Thomas J. Dodd
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Popular vote 454,721 368,111 266,497
Percentage 41.74% 33.79% 24.46%

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County results
Weicker:      30–40%      40–50%      50–60%

U.S. senator before election

Thomas J. Dodd

Elected U.S. Senator

Lowell Weicker

The United States Senate election of 1970 in Connecticut was held on November 3, 1970. Republican Lowell Weicker defeated Democratic candidate Joseph Duffey and incumbent Thomas J. Dodd who ran this time, as an independent. Dodd entered the race at the last minute and split the Democratic vote, allowing Weicker to win with only 42% of the vote.

Democratic primary



1970 Democratic Senate primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph Duffey 79,166 43.55%
Democratic Alphonsus Donahue 66,916 36.81%
Democratic Edward L. Marcus 35,715 19.64%
Total votes 181,797 100.00%

Republican primary



1970 Republican Senate primary[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lowell Weicker 77,057 60.34%
Republican John Lupton 50,657 39.66%
Total votes 127,714 100.00%


United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1970[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lowell P. Weicker Jr. 454,721 41.74%
Democratic Joseph Duffey 368,111 33.79%
Independent Thomas J. Dodd 266,497 24.46%
Total votes 1,089,329 100.00%
Republican gain from Democratic


  1. ^
  2. ^ Pace, Eric (24 August 2002). "John M. Lupton, 85, Politician and Educator in Connecticut". The New York Times. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  3. ^
  4. ^ Our Campaigns - CT US Senate Race - Nov 03, 1970

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