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  IL US President
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Illinois > President
Parent RaceUS President National Vote
OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1972 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1972 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1972 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1977 - 12:00pm
Turnout 42.50% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last Modifiedev May 16, 2009 05:00pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1968
NameRichard M. Nixon Votes2,174,774 (47.08%)
Term01/20/1969 - 01/20/1973 Margin134,960 (+2.92%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1976
NameGerald R. Ford Votes2,364,269 (50.10%)
Term01/20/1977 - 01/20/1981 Margin92,974 (+1.97%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 21, 1972 IL US President - R Primary Richard M. Nixon
Mar 21, 1972 IL US President - D Primary Edmund S. Muskie
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Name (I) President Richard M. Nixon Sen. George S. McGovern Louis Fisher General Secretary Gus Hall (W) Rep. John G. Schmitz (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Labor Communist Independent Independent  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Uncertified Votes2,788,179 (59.03%) 1,913,472 (40.51%) 12,344 (0.26%) 4,541 (0.10%) 2,471 (0.05%) 2,229 (0.05%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -874,707 (-18.52%) -2,775,835 (-58.77%) -2,783,638 (-58.93%) -2,785,708 (-58.98%) -2,785,950 (-58.98%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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R Edward R. "Ed" Vrdolyak
 

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