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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > North Carolina > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1972 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1972 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1972 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 05, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 08, 1977 - 12:00pm
Turnout 29.60% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler December 15, 2006 06:07pm
Data SourcesOfficial county returns in Office of the Secretary of State
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1968
NameRobert W. "Bob" Scott Votes821,233 (52.70%)
Term01/03/1969 - 01/05/1973 Margin84,158 (+5.40%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameJames B. Hunt, Jr. Votes1,081,293 (64.99%)
Term01/08/1977 - 01/10/1981 Margin517,191 (+31.08%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 06, 1972 NC Governor - D Primary Hargrove "Skipper" Bowles
May 06, 1972 NC Governor - R Primary James Carson Gardner
May 06, 1972 NC Governor - Amer Primary Arlis F. Pettyjohn
Jun 03, 1972 NC Governor -- R Runoff James Eubert "Jim" Holshouser, Jr.
Jun 03, 1972 NC Governor - D Runoff Hargrove "Skipper" Bowles
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Name St. Rep. James Eubert "Jim" Holshouser, Jr. St. Rep. Hargrove "Skipper" Bowles Arlis F. Pettyjohn (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic American Other  
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Certified Votes767,470 (51.00%) 729,104 (48.45%) 8,211 (0.55%) 4 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -38,366 (-2.55%) -759,259 (-50.46%) -767,466 (-51.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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