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  AK Governor
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Alaska > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 02, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 41.94% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH December 07, 2007 03:16pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly's Guide to U S Elections, second edition, page 490.
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1974
NameJay S. Hammond Votes45,840 (47.67%)
Term12/02/1974 - 12/04/1978 Margin287 (+0.30%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameWilliam "Bill" Sheffield Votes89,918 (46.14%)
Term12/06/1982 - 12/01/1986 Margin17,627 (+9.04%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 22, 1978 AK Governor - Open Primary Jay S. Hammond
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Name (I) Gov. Jay S. Hammond (W) Secretary of the Interior Walter J. "Wally" Hickel St. Sen. Chancy Croft Tom Kelly Don R. Wright  
PartyRepublican Independent Democratic Independent Independent  
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Uncertified Votes49,580 (39.07%) 33,555 (26.44%) 25,656 (20.22%) 15,656 (12.34%) 2,463 (1.94%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -16,025 (-12.63%) -23,924 (-18.85%) -33,924 (-26.73%) -47,117 (-37.13%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $740,611.00 12/1 $873,413.00 12/1 $474,281.00 12/1 $319,475.00 $--  
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