1970 United States Senate election in Tennessee

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United States Senate election in Tennessee, 1970

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  Bill brock.jpg Albert Gore Sr..jpg
Nominee Bill Brock Albert Gore, Sr.
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 562,645 519,858
Percentage 51.29% 47.39%

U.S. Senator before election

Albert Gore, Sr.

Elected U.S. Senator

Bill Brock

The United States Senate election of 1970 in Tennessee was held on November 3, 1970. Republican Bill Brock defeated Democratic incumbent Albert Gore, Sr. who ran for a fourth term.

Major candidates




United States Senate election in Tennessee, 1970[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bill Brock 562,645 51.29%
Democratic Albert Gore, Sr. (Inc.) 519,858 47.39%
Swing to Republican from Democratic Swing


  1. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=6539

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