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  Hatcher, Richard G.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameRichard G. Hatcher
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Gary, Indiana , United States
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Born July 10, 1933
Died Still Living (81 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 16, 2015 01:37am
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InfoThe election of Richard G. Hatcher as mayor of Gary in 1967 was a political milestone in Indiana, as he became only the second African American mayor of a major northern city. His successive bids for reelection made him a nationally influential figure.



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  05/07/1991 Gary, IN Mayor - D Primary Lost 25.52% (-19.00%)
  05/05/1987 Gary, IN Mayor - D Primary Lost 42.55% (-13.96%)
  11/08/1983 Gary, IN Mayor Won 94.20% (+88.40%)
  05/03/1983 Gary, IN Mayor - D Primary Won 54.27% (+8.54%)
  11/06/1979 Gary, IN Mayor Won 75.25% (+50.51%)
  07/13/1972 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.37% (-58.70%)
  11/02/1971 Gary, IN Mayor Won 67.82% (+35.65%)
  11/07/1967 Gary, IN Mayor Won 51.42% (+2.85%)
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Gary, IN - Mayor - Nov 07, 1995 I Marion Williams