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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1980 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 1980 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 1980 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 10, 1981 - 12:00pm
Term End January 05, 1985 - 12:00pm
Turnout 31.41% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler December 15, 2006 06:38pm
Data SourcesOfficial county returns in Office of Secretary of State
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameJames "Jim" Hunt Jr. Votes1,081,293 (64.99%)
Term01/08/1977 - 01/10/1981 Margin517,191 (+31.08%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1984
NameJames Grubbs "Jim" Martin Votes1,208,167 (54.26%)
Term01/05/1985 - 01/07/1989 Margin196,958 (+8.85%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 06, 1980 NC Governor - D Primary James "Jim" Hunt Jr.
May 06, 1980 NC Governor -- R Primary I. Beverly Lake, Jr.
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Name (I) Gov. James "Jim" Hunt Jr. I. Beverly Lake, Jr. Robert Y. Emory Douglas A. Cooper (W) Others (W) Gov. Robert W. "Bob" Scott (W) Nelson Johnson
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Socialist Workers Other Democratic Independent Communist
Certified Votes1,143,145 (61.88%) 691,449 (37.43%) 9,951 (0.54%) 2,887 (0.16%) 42 (0.00%) 6 (0.00%) 5 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -451,696 (-24.45%) -1,133,194 (-61.34%) -1,140,258 (-61.72%) -1,143,103 (-61.87%) -1,143,139 (-61.88%) -1,143,140 (-61.88%)
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Cash On Hand 12/1 $2,025,413.00 12/1 $201,333.00 $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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