The 1970 United States midterm elections were held on November 3, and elected the members of the 92nd United States Congress. The election took place during the Vietnam War, in the middle of Republican Party President Richard Nixon's first term in office.

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  • The 1970 United States midterm elections were held on November 3, and elected the members of the 92nd United States Congress. The election took place during the Vietnam War, in the middle of Republican Party President Richard Nixon's first term in office. Nixon and Vice-President Spiro Agnew campaigned heavily for Republican candidates, with Nixon encouraging voters to "show their displeasure with violent dissenters by voting the Republican ticket on election day." However, the Democratic Party retained its Senate majority and increased its majority in the House.In the House of Representatives, the Democrats picked up twelve seats at the expense of the Republican Party.In the Senate, Republicans picked up two seats and James L. Buckley won election as a member of the Conservative Party of New York. As of 2016, Buckley is the most recently-elected third party member of Congress, although several independents have since won election to Congress.Democrats picked up eleven states in the gubernatorial elections. (en)
  • The 1970 United States midterm elections were held on November 3, and elected the members of the 92nd United States Congress. The election took place during the Vietnam War, in the middle of Republican Party President Richard Nixon's first term in office. Nixon and Vice-President Spiro Agnew campaigned heavily for Republican candidates, with Nixon encouraging voters to "show their displeasure with violent dissenters by voting the Republican ticket on election day." However, the Democratic Party retained its Senate majority and increased its majority in the House.In the House of Representatives, the Democrats picked up twelve seats at the expense of the Republican Party.In the Senate, Republicans picked up two seats and James L. Buckley won election as a member of the Conservative Party of New York. As of 2016, Buckley is the most recently-elected third party member of Congress, although several independents have since won election to Congress. (en)
  • The 1970 United States midterm elections were held on November 3, and elected the members of the 92nd United States Congress. The election took place during the Vietnam War, in the middle of Republican President Richard Nixon's first term in office. Nixon and Vice-President Spiro Agnew campaigned heavily for Republican candidates, with Nixon encouraging voters to "show their displeasure with violent dissenters by voting the Republican ticket on election day." However, the Democratic Party retained its Senate majority and increased its majority in the House.In the House of Representatives, the Democrats picked up twelve seats at the expense of the Republican Party.In the Senate, Republicans picked up two seats and James L. Buckley won election as a member of the Conservative Party of New York. As of 2016, Buckley is the most recently-elected third party member of Congress, although several independents have since won election to Congress. (en)
  • The 1970 United States midterm elections were held on November 3, and elected the members of the 92nd United States Congress. The election took place during the Vietnam War, in the middle of Republican President Richard Nixon's first term. Nixon and Vice President Spiro Agnew campaigned heavily for Republican candidates, with Nixon encouraging voters to "show their displeasure with violent dissenters by voting the Republican ticket on election day." However, the Democratic Party retained its Senate majority and increased its majority in the House.In the House of Representatives, the Democrats picked up twelve seats at the expense of the Republican Party.In the Senate, Republicans picked up two seats and James L. Buckley won election as a member of the Conservative Party of New York. As of 2016, Buckley is the most recently-elected third party member of Congress, although several independents have since won election to Congress. (en)
  • The 1970 United States elections were held on November 3, and elected the members of the 92nd United States Congress. The election took place during the Vietnam War, in the middle of Republican President Richard Nixon's first term. Nixon and Vice President Spiro Agnew campaigned heavily for Republican candidates, with Nixon encouraging voters to "show their displeasure with violent dissenters by voting the Republican ticket on election day." However, the Democratic Party retained its Senate majority and increased its majority in the House.In the House of Representatives, the Democrats picked up twelve seats at the expense of the Republican Party.In the Senate, Republicans picked up two seats and James L. Buckley won election as a member of the Conservative Party of New York. As of 2016, Buckley is the most recently elected third party member of Congress, although several independents have since won election to Congress.This was the last midterm election cycle where a sitting President's party simultaneously made net gains in one chamber of Congress but net losses in another chamber. (en)
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  • The 1970 United States midterm elections were held on November 3, and elected the members of the 92nd United States Congress. The election took place during the Vietnam War, in the middle of Republican Party President Richard Nixon's first term in office. (en)
  • The 1970 United States midterm elections were held on November 3, and elected the members of the 92nd United States Congress. The election took place during the Vietnam War, in the middle of Republican President Richard Nixon's first term in office. (en)
  • The 1970 United States midterm elections were held on November 3, and elected the members of the 92nd United States Congress. The election took place during the Vietnam War, in the middle of Republican President Richard Nixon's first term. (en)
  • The 1970 United States elections were held on November 3, and elected the members of the 92nd United States Congress. The election took place during the Vietnam War, in the middle of Republican President Richard Nixon's first term. (en)
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