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Parents > United States > New Hampshire > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1972 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1972 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1972 - 06:00pm
Term Start January 01, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 1975 - 12:00pm
Turnout 43.80% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH September 14, 2009 07:14pm
Data SourcesPolitics in America
May 1979
Congressional Quarterly
P. 185
Description Angered that arch-conservative Mel Thomson was carrying the Republican banner in the fall election, moderate Republicans backed war hero and moderate Republican Malcolm McLane in an Independent bid for the Governor's seat.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1970
NameWalter Peterson Votes102,298 (45.99%)
Term01/01/1971 - 01/01/1973 Margin4,200 (+1.89%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1974
NameMeldrim "Mel" Thomson, Jr. Votes115,933 (51.15%)
Term01/01/1975 - 01/01/1977 Margin5,342 (+2.36%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 12, 1972 NH Governor - R Primary Meldrim "Mel" Thomson, Jr.
Sep 12, 1972 NH Governor - D Primary Roger J. Crowley
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Name Meldrim "Mel" Thomson, Jr. Roger J. Crowley Malcolm McLane Scattering  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent  
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Certified Votes133,702 (41.38%) 126,107 (39.03%) 63,199 (19.56%) 94 (0.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -7,595 (-2.35%) -70,503 (-21.82%) -133,608 (-41.35%)  
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