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Parents > United States > California > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 06, 1978 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 34.66% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedRBH April 20, 2012 04:13pm
Data SourcesPolitics in America
May 1979
Congressional Quarterly
P. 301
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameEdmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr. Votes3,131,648 (50.12%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1979 Margin178,694 (+2.86%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1982
NameGeorge Deukmejian Votes3,881,014 (49.27%)
Term01/06/1983 - 01/06/1987 Margin93,345 (+1.19%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 06, 1978 CA Governor - D Primary Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr.
Jun 06, 1978 CA Governor - R Primary Evelle J. Younger
Jun 06, 1978 CA Governor - AIP Primary Theresa F. Dietrich
MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
11/01/1978 11/01/1978

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr. Attorney General Evelle J. Younger Ed Clark Marilyn Seals Theresa F. Dietrich (W) Fred Halstead (W) Stephen Emery
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Peace & Freedom American Independent Independent Independent
Website [Website]
Uncertified Votes3,878,812 (56.03%) 2,526,534 (36.50%) 377,960 (5.46%) 70,864 (1.02%) 67,103 (0.97%) 384 (0.01%) 169 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,352,278 (-19.53%) -3,500,852 (-50.57%) -3,807,948 (-55.01%) -3,811,709 (-55.06%) -3,878,428 (-56.03%) -3,878,643 (-56.03%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 12/1 $3,435,034.00 12/1 $2,274,772.00 12/1 $361,317.00 $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg58.10%-- 38.10%-- 0.02%-- 1.20%-- 1.34%-- 0.02%-- 0.02%--
Field Poll 
11/01/78-11/01/78
63.00% -- 37.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Howard Jarvis [L]
D Andy
D Jason
DL Some say...
F Blue Republican
LBT Smart
AENM Angry Russian
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
IndP 6921
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) James Conway (W) Donald A. Lynch (W) Jules Kimmett (W) True R. Slocum (W) Joel Lubin (W) Paul D. Council (W) John Hancock Abbott
PartyIndependent Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent
Website
Uncertified Votes132 (0.00%) 121 (0.00%) 65 (0.00%) 58 (0.00%) 39 (0.00%) 37 (0.00%) 35 (0.00%)
Margin-3,878,680 (-56.03%) -3,878,691 (-56.03%) -3,878,747 (-56.03%) -3,878,754 (-56.03%) -3,878,773 (-56.03%) -3,878,775 (-56.03%) -3,878,777 (-56.03%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.02%-- 0.02%-- 0.02%-- 0.02%-- 0.02%-- 0.02%-- 0.02%--
Field Poll 
11/01/78-11/01/78
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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