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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1976 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 1976 - 06:30am
Polls Close November 02, 1976 - 06:30pm
Term Start January 01, 1977 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 1981 - 12:00pm
Turnout 42.96% Total Population
Contributor*crickets chirp*
Last ModifiedChronicler December 09, 2006 04:37pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes 12:392
Description The certified returns were updated twice. The numbers on this page reflect the last revision of the canvass.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameArch Moore Votes423,817 (54.74%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1977 Margin73,355 (+9.47%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1980
NameJay Rockefeller Votes401,863 (54.15%)
Term01/12/1981 - 01/14/1985 Margin64,623 (+8.71%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 11, 1976 WV Governor - D Primary Jay Rockefeller
May 11, 1976 WV Governor - R Primary Cecil Underwood
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Name Secretary of State Jay Rockefeller Gov. Cecil Underwood (W) Unidentified Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
Uncertified Votes495,661 (66.15%) 253,420 (33.82%) 189 (0.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -242,241 (-32.33%) -495,472 (-66.13%)  
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