To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

1978 United States Senate election in Tennessee

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1978 United States Senate election in Tennessee

← 1972 November 7, 1978 1984 →
 
Howard Baker 1989.jpg
No image.svg
Nominee Howard Baker Jane Eskind
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 642,644 466,228
Percentage 55.54% 40.30%

U.S. Senator before election

Howard Baker
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Howard Baker
Republican

The 1978 United States Senate election in Tennessee took place on November 7, as a part of the Senate class 2 election.

Situation

Two-term popular incumbent Howard Baker, who had served as United States Senate Minority Leader since 1977, ran for reelection against first-time candidate and Democratic Party activist Jane Eskind.

Democratic nomination

Candidates:

  • Jame Boyd
  • Walter Bradley
  • Former State Senate Majority Leader Bill Bruce
  • Jane Eskind
  • James Foster
  • Douglas L. Heinsohn
  • J. D. Lee
  • Virginia Nyabongo
  • Charles Gordon Vick

In the primary, held on August 3, Eskind won in an open primary against eight other candidates:[1]

  • Eskind – 196,156 (34.52%)
  • Bruce – 170,795 (30.06%)
  • Lee – 89,939 (15.83%)
  • Boyd – 48,458 (8.53%)
  • Bradley – 22,130 (3.90%)
  • Heinsohn – 17,787 (3.13%)
  • Foster – 10,671 (1.88%)
  • Nyabongo – 7,682 (1.35%)
  • Vick – 4,414 (0.78%)
  • Write-in – 147 (0.03%)

Republican nomination

Candidates:

In the primary, held on August 3, Baker easily emerged as the winner:[2]

  • Baker – 205,680 (83.44%)
  • Howard – 21,154 (8.58%)
  • Boles – 8,899 (3.61%)
  • Patty – 3,941 (1.60%)
  • Seiler – 3,831 (1.55%)
  • Trapp – 2,994 (1.22%)

General election

Baker won with a 15-point margin in the general election, held on November 7:[3]

General election results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Howard Baker 642,644 55.54%
Democratic Jane Eskind 466,228 40.30%
Independent Thomas Jefferson Anderson 45,908 3.97%
Independent Fern L. Keasler 2,243 0.19%

See also

References

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns – TN US Senate – D Primary Race – Aug 03, 1978". ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 2014-11-24.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns – TN US Senate – R Primary Race – Aug 03, 1978". ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 2014-11-24.
  3. ^ "Our Campaigns – TN US Senate Race – Nov 07, 1978". ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 2014-11-24.
This page was last edited on 21 May 2019, at 11:18
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.