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  VA Governor
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Parents > United States > Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1977 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 08, 1977 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 08, 1977 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 14, 1978 - 12:00pm
Term End January 16, 1982 - 12:00pm
Turnout 26.89% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedThe Sunset Provision July 20, 2009 10:43pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1973
NameMills Edwin Godwin, Jr. Votes525,075 (50.72%)
Term01/20/1974 - 01/20/1978 Margin14,972 (+1.45%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1981
NameCharles S. "Chuck" Robb Votes760,357 (53.56%)
Term01/20/1982 - 01/20/1986 Margin100,959 (+7.11%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 14, 1977 VA Governor - D Primary Henry Evans Howell, Jr.
MAP
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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name Lt. Gov. John Nichols Dalton Lt. Gov. Henry Evans Howell, Jr. Alan R. Ogden (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent Other  
Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)699,302 (55.90%) 541,319 (43.27%) 10,101 (0.81%) 218 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -157,983 (-12.63%) -689,201 (-55.09%) -699,084 (-55.88%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
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Nov 07, 1977 11:20am News Two Tight Gubernatorial Races (VA)  Article *crickets chirp* 

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