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|Data for this Contest was Contributed by Ryne on 2009-08-26|
|Edward M. Kennedy||Democratic
|Josiah A. Spaulding||Republican
|Lawrence Gilfedder||Socialist Labor
|Mark R. Shaw||Prohibition
|1970 Population:||5,689,170||Enum.||1970 Population Density:||280.2||persons/km2|
|1960 Population:||5,148,578||Enum.||1960 Population Density:||253.5||persons/km2|
|Land Area (2000):||20,306||km2||Annual Pop Growth Rate:||1.0||%|
|Election Data and Statistics:|
- Source for Popular Vote data: Secretary of the Commonwealth. Election Statistics, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1969-1970, Secretary of the Commonwealth (http://www.archive.org/details/electionstatisti19691970mass) (accessed 26 Aug 2009)
- Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
|Results for and Individual County:|