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  GA District 6
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Georgia > GA - District 06
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 01, 1978 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00am
Term End January 03, 1981 - 12:00am
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Last Modified*crickets chirp* June 27, 2003 10:25pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameJohn James Flynt Votes77,532 (51.71%)
Term01/07/1977 - 01/07/1979 Margin5,132 (+3.42%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1980
NameNewt Gingrich Votes96,071 (59.05%)
Term01/05/1981 - 01/05/1983 Margin29,465 (+18.11%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 08, 1978 GA District 6 - D Primary Virginia Shapard
Aug 08, 1978 GA District 6 - R Primary Newt Gingrich
Aug 29, 1978 GA District 6 - D Runoff Virginia Shapard
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Name Newt Gingrich Virginia Shapard (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent  
Uncertified Votes47,078 (54.40%) 39,451 (45.59%) 11 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -7,627 (-8.81%) -47,067 (-54.39%)  
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