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Parents > United States > Georgia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1970 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 03, 1970 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 03, 1970 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 12, 1971 - 12:00pm
Term End January 14, 1975 - 12:00pm
Turnout 22.81% Total Population
ContributorJR725
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia August 16, 2015 09:55pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1966
NameLester Maddox Votes450,626 (47.06%)
Term01/20/1967 - 01/20/1971 Margin-3,039 (-0.32%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameGeorge D. Busbee Votes646,777 (69.07%)
Term01/14/1975 - 01/09/1979 Margin357,664 (+38.19%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 09, 1970 GA Governor - D Primary Jimmy Carter
Sep 09, 1970 GA Governor - R Primary Hal Suit
Sep 23, 1970 GA Governor - D Runoff Jimmy Carter
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Name Jimmy Carter Hal Suit (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
Certified Votes620,419 (59.28%) 424,983 (40.60%) 1,261 (0.12%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -195,436 (-18.67%) -619,158 (-59.16%)  
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