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  TX Governor
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Parents > United States > Texas > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 26, 1974 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1974 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1974 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 21, 1975 - 12:00pm
Term End January 16, 1979 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.78% Total Population
ContributorRMF
Last ModifiedRP May 17, 2010 03:52pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameDolph Briscoe Votes1,633,493 (47.91%)
Term01/16/1973 - 01/21/1975 Margin99,507 (+2.92%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameWilliam P. "Bill" Clements Votes1,183,839 (49.96%)
Term01/16/1979 - 01/18/1983 Margin16,860 (+0.71%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 04, 1974 TX Governor - D Primary Dolph Briscoe
May 04, 1974 TX Governor - R Primary Jim Granberry
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Name (I) Gov. Dolph Briscoe Jim Granberry Ramsey Muniz Sam McDonnell Sherry Smith Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican La Raza Unida American Socialist Workers Other  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Uncertified Votes1,016,334 (61.41%) 514,725 (31.10%) 93,295 (5.64%) 22,208 (1.34%) 8,171 (0.49%) 251 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -501,609 (-30.31%) -923,039 (-55.77%) -994,126 (-60.07%) -1,008,163 (-60.92%) -1,016,083 (-61.40%)  
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