Alaska. Massachusetts-reared Maurice Robert ("Mike") Gravel, 38, has been in Alaska only since 1956, but he upset veteran Senator Ernest H. Gruening in a tough primary battle. Gruening's angry ensuing write-in campaign and a vigorous challenge from Republican Opponent Elmer E. Rasmuson made the general election a cliffhanger, but now Gravel, onetime speaker of the Alaska house, will have a chance to speak for his state in the Senate.

Arizona. "Senator Barry Goldwater," his campaign ads burbled. "Doesn't that sound great?" Arizona voters agreed, despite an energetic campaign waged by Democratic Opponent Roy...

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