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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Popular Vote
OfficePresident
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1972 - 12:00pm
Polls Open March 07, 1972 - 06:00am
Polls Close June 06, 1972 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1977 - 12:00pm
Turnout 7.87% Total Population
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifiedPicimpalious December 18, 2004 11:19pm
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1968
NameRichard M. Nixon Votes31,785,480 (43.42%)
Term01/20/1969 - 01/20/1973 Margin510,314 (+0.70%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameRichard M. Nixon Votes47,169,911 (60.69%)
Term01/20/1973 - 01/20/1977 Margin17,999,528 (+23.16%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President National Vote 11/07/1972
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
01/01/1969 06/01/1972

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey Sen. George S. McGovern Gov. George C. Wallace Sen. Edmund S. Muskie Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy Sen. Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson Rep. Shirley Chisholm
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website [Website]
Uncertified Votes4,121,372 (25.77%) 4,053,451 (25.34%) 3,755,424 (23.48%) 1,840,217 (11.51%) 553,990 (3.46%) 505,198 (3.16%) 430,703 (2.69%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -67,921 (-0.42%) -365,948 (-2.29%) -2,281,155 (-14.26%) -3,567,382 (-22.30%) -3,616,174 (-22.61%) -3,690,669 (-23.08%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (18 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg30.16%-- 33.16%-- 28.16%-- 9.16%-- 5.16%-- 6.16%-- 6.16%--
Gallup 
06/01/72-06/01/72
27.00% 1.0 30.00% 5.0 25.00% 1.0 6.00% -- 2.00% -- 3.00% -- 3.00% --
Gallup 
05/15/72-05/15/72
26.00% 9.0 25.00% 5.0 26.00% 8.0 0.00% 11.0 0.00% 3.0 0.00% 3.0 0.00% 3.0
Gallup 
05/01/72-05/01/72
35.00% 5.0 20.00% 3.0 18.00% 1.0 11.00% 6.0 3.00% -- 3.00% 1.0 3.00% 2.0
Gallup 
04/01/72-04/01/72
30.00% 1.0 17.00% 12.0 19.00% 2.0 17.00% 5.0 3.00% 1.0 4.00% 1.0 5.00% 1.0
Gallup 
03/15/72-03/15/72
31.00% -- 5.00% 1.0 17.00% 2.0 22.00% 1.0 4.00% 1.0 5.00% 2.0 4.00% 2.0
Gallup 
03/01/72-03/01/72
31.00% 8.0 6.00% 1.0 15.00% -- 23.00% 6.0 5.00% 2.0 3.00% -- 2.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Dodge Landesman
D John
D Lane A. Evans
J Dr. Cynic
D César Chávez [L]
D Dolores Huerta
IndP 6921
D Bill Kauffman
AENM Angry Russian
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
R Claiborne W. "Clay" Smothers
DL Some say...
LBT Mike Gravel
D Warren E. Hearnes
D Thomas F. Eagleton
D W. Stuart Symington
D Andy
D Bob
F Blue Republican
I TX_Socialist
D Ronald V. "Ron" Dellums [L]
D Jesse L. Jackson
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Gov. Terry Sanford Mayor John V. Lindsay Mayor Samuel W. Yorty Rep. Wilbur D. Mills Congressional Delegate Walter E. Fauntroy Unpledged Sen. Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website [Website]
Uncertified Votes331,415 (2.07%) 196,406 (1.23%) 79,446 (0.50%) 37,401 (0.23%) 21,217 (0.13%) 19,533 (0.12%) 16,693 (0.10%)
Margin-3,789,957 (-23.70%) -3,924,966 (-24.54%) -4,041,926 (-25.27%) -4,083,971 (-25.53%) -4,100,155 (-25.64%) -4,101,839 (-25.65%) -4,104,679 (-25.66%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (18 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 4.16%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Gallup 
06/01/72-06/01/72
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
05/15/72-05/15/72
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
05/01/72-05/01/72
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% 1.0 2.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/01/72-04/01/72
0.00% -- 0.00% 5.0 1.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
03/15/72-03/15/72
0.00% -- 5.00% 2.0 1.00% -- 1.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
03/01/72-03/01/72
0.00% -- 7.00% 5.0 1.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% 24.0
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
G Jerry Joslyn [L]
D Russ Feingold [L]
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EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Mar 05, 1972 05:00pm Mar 05, 1972 06:30pm Debate 5-Way NH Primary Debate  Chronicler 
May 28, 1972 05:00pm May 28, 1972 06:00pm Debate McGovern-Humphrey Primary Debate #1  Chronicler 
May 30, 1972 08:30pm May 30, 1972 09:30pm Debate McGovern-Humphrey Primary Debate #2  Chronicler 
Jun 04, 1972 04:00pm Jun 04, 1972 05:00pm Debate McGovern-Humphrey-Yorty-Chisholm Debate  Chronicler 

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