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Parents > United States > California > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 06, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 34.66% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
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
United States 1959 - 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

10/30/1978 11/01/1978

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr. Attorney General Evelle J. Younger Edward E. "Ed" Clark Marilyn Seals Theresa F. Dietrich (W) Frederick W. Halstead (W) Stephen Emery
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Peace & Freedom American Independent Socialist Workers Socialist Labor
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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 $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website]
Entry Date 01/01/1978 01/01/1978 00/00/1978 00/00/1978 00/00/1978 -- --
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg58.84%-- 32.56%-- 0.00%-- 0.60%-- 0.80%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Field Poll 
10/30/78-11/01/78
61.70% -- 33.80% -- 0.00% -- 0.60% -- 0.80% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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
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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 $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website
Entry Date -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Field Poll 
10/30/78-11/01/78
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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