1970 United States Senate election in Indiana

The 1970 United States Senate election in Indiana took place on November 3, 1970. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Vance Hartke was narrowly re-elected to a third term in office over Republican U.S. Representative Richard Roudebush.

1970 United States Senate election in Indiana

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  Vance Hartke.jpg Richard L. Roudebush (Indiana Congressman).jpg
Nominee Vance Hartke Richard Roudebush
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 870,990 866,707
Percentage 50.12% 49.88%

1970 United States Senate election in Indiana results map by county.svg
County results
Hartke:      50–60%      60–70%
Roudebush:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. senator before election

Vance Hartke
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Vance Hartke
Democratic

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

General election results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Vance Hartke (inc.) 870,990 50.12%  4.21
Republican Richard Roudebush 866,707 49.88%  4.55
Total votes 1,737,697 100.00%
Democratic hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1970election.pdf
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - IN US Senate Race - Nov 03, 1970".