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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1972 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 07, 1972 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1972 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 08, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 10, 1977 - 12:00pm
Turnout 42.10% Total Population
ContributorUser 13
Last Modifiedev July 26, 2010 04:39pm
Data SourcesIllinois Secretary of State "Official Vote 1972" P. 24
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1968
NameRichard B. Ogilvie Votes2,307,295 (51.20%)
Term01/13/1969 - 01/08/1973 Margin127,794 (+2.84%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1976
NameJames R. Thompson Votes3,000,395 (64.68%)
Term01/10/1977 - 01/08/1979 Margin1,390,137 (+29.97%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 21, 1972 IL Governor- D Primary Dan Walker
Mar 21, 1972 IL Governor- R Primary Richard B. Ogilvie
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Name Dan Walker (I) Gov. Richard B. Ogilvie George LaForest Ishmael Flory Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Labor Communist Nonpartisan  
Certified Votes2,371,303 (50.68%) 2,293,809 (49.02%) 7,966 (0.17%) 4,592 (0.10%) 1,373 (0.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -77,494 (-1.66%) -2,363,337 (-50.51%) -2,366,711 (-50.58%) -2,369,930 (-50.65%)  
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