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  US Vice President Appointment
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OfficeVice President
Type Appointment
Filing Deadline December 19, 1974 - 12:00pm
Polls Open December 19, 1974 - 06:00am
Polls Close December 19, 1974 - 07:00pm
Term Start December 19, 1974 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1977 - 12:00pm
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifiedRBH February 06, 2008 10:05pm
Data SourcesNew York Times 12/11,19/1974
Description Appointed to Office by President Ford.

Vote in the Senate: Confirm 90, Reject 7.

Vote in the House (12/19/74): Confirm 287 (134 Democrats and 153 Republicans), Reject 128 (98 Democrats and 30 Republicans).

Rockefeller was inaugurated after the House vote on December 19th.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/06/1973
NameGerald R. Ford Votes479 (92.65%)
Term12/06/1973 - 08/09/1974 Margin441 (+85.30%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameWalter F. "Fritz" Mondale Votes297 (55.20%)
Term01/20/1977 - 01/20/1981 Margin56 (+10.41%)
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KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
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CANDIDATES
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Name Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller Reject  
PartyRepublican No Party Affiliation  
Website  
Certified Votes377 (73.63%) 135 (26.37%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -242 (-47.27%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
LBT Smart
I IndyGeorgia
I McCord 2014
FL Silver Dime
AM Conservative for America.
D Gaylord Anton Nelson [L]
D Howard M. Metzenbaum [L]
D Birch E. Bayh [L]
 

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