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  GA District 5 - Special Election Primary
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Parents > United States > Georgia > GA - District 05
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1977 - 12:00pm
Polls Open March 15, 1977 - 07:00am
Polls Close March 15, 1977 - 08:00pm
Term Start April 05, 1977 - 12:00am
Term End January 03, 1979 - 12:00am
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedPaul August 10, 2015 06:46pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin p704
Description Special Election to succeed Rep. Andrew Young, who joined the Carter administration as Ambassador to the United Nations.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameAndrew Young Votes96,056 (66.68%)
Term01/07/1977 - 01/29/1977 Margin48,058 (+33.36%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/05/1977
NameWyche Fowler, Jr. Votes54,378 (62.42%)
Term04/06/1977 - 01/03/1979 Margin21,646 (+24.85%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceGA District 5 - Special Election 04/05/1977
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Name Wyche Fowler, Jr. John Lewis St. Sen. Paul Coverdell Ralph David Abernathy Marge Thurman St. Rep. J.E. "Billy" McKinney St. Rep. Henrietta Canty
PartyDemocratic Democratic Republican Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Uncertified Votes29,898 (39.65%) 21,531 (28.56%) 16,509 (21.90%) 3,614 (4.79%) 1,626 (2.16%) 1,105 (1.47%) 631 (0.84%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,367 (-11.10%) -13,389 (-17.76%) -26,284 (-34.86%) -28,272 (-37.50%) -28,793 (-38.19%) -29,267 (-38.82%)
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Name Wyman C. Lowe James E. Harris Alma J. Johnson Harry W. Belfor Clennon W. King  
PartyDemocratic Socialist Workers Democratic Republican Democratic  
Uncertified Votes276 (0.37%) 108 (0.14%) 37 (0.05%) 35 (0.05%) 30 (0.04%)  
Margin-29,622 (-39.29%) -29,790 (-39.51%) -29,861 (-39.60%) -29,863 (-39.61%) -29,868 (-39.61%)  
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