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March 6, 1973

Special Election

Special Election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of State Senator Clair W. Burgener (SD-38). Burgener resigned after being elected to Congress.

SD-38
Stuart M. Dingwall American Independent 1.5% Loss
Leslie Ann Dork Independent 0.9% Loss
Mel Grain Democratic 17.6% Loss
Ivan R. Huyser Republican 7.2% Loss
Iris G. Sankey Democratic 8.8% Loss
John Stull Republican 60.8% Win
Leonard Thomas Democratic 3.2% Loss