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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1978 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 16, 1978 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 16, 1978 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 04, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 04, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 10.85% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH March 09, 2010 01:02am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameMilton J. Shapp Votes1,878,252 (53.66%)
Term01/20/1975 - 01/20/1979 Margin299,335 (+8.55%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameRichard Lewis "Dick" Thornburgh Votes1,966,042 (52.54%)
Term01/20/1979 - 01/20/1983 Margin228,154 (+6.10%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RacePA Governor 11/07/1978
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Name Mayor Peter F. Flaherty Auditor Robert P. Casey Sr. Lt. Gov. Ernest P. Kline Jennifer Alden Wesner  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Uncertified Votes574,889 (44.89%) 445,146 (34.76%) 223,811 (17.48%) 36,770 (2.87%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -129,743 (-10.13%) -351,078 (-27.41%) -538,119 (-42.02%)  
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