1972 Senatorial General Election Results - Delaware
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Popular Vote
Joe BidenDemocratic 116,006 50.48%
J. Caleb BoggsRepublican 112,844 49.10%
Henry MajkaAmerican 803 0.35%
Herbert B. WoodProhibition 175 0.08%
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Election Notes:
  • Excludes write-in votes.
  • Information on candidates and incumbency accessed and verified via: http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=6510
Demographic Data

1980 Population:594,338Enum.1980 Population Density:117.5persons/km2
1972 Population:573,821Est.1972 Population Density:113.4persons/km2
1970 Population:548,104Enum.1970 Population Density:108.3persons/km2
Land Area (2000):5,060km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of Delaware - Official Results of General Election - 1972. http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/DE/DE%20Official%20Results%201972.pdf, State of Delaware - Official Results of General Election - 1972 (http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/DE/DE%20Official%20Results%201972.pdf) (accessed 18 Jul 2012)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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