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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1976 - 12:00am
Polls Open March 16, 1976 - 06:00am
Polls Close March 16, 1976 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1977 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1981 - 12:00pm
Turnout 13.57% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last Modifiedev September 16, 2009 10:48am
Data SourcesOfficial Vote Totals, Illinois State Board of Elections March 16, 1976 P. 107-108
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameDan Walker Votes2,371,303 (50.68%)
Term01/08/1973 - 01/10/1977 Margin77,494 (+1.66%)
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%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceIL Governor 11/02/1976
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CANDIDATES
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Name Secretary of State Michael J. Howlett (I) Gov. Dan Walker Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
Certified Votes811,721 (53.82%) 696,380 (46.17%) 245 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -115,341 (-7.65%) -811,476 (-53.80%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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D John Gianulis
D Richard J. Daley [L]
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May 23, 1976 12:00am News Walker carries 85 counties but loses [IL Gov 1976]  Article COSDem 

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