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  TX Lt. Governor - D Primary
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Parents > United States > Texas > Lt. Governor
OfficeLieutenant Governor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1972 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 06, 1972 - 07:00am
Polls Close May 06, 1972 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1975 - 12:00pm
Turnout 18.55% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH November 30, 2011 12:07am
Data SourcesDallas Morning News, 5/17/1972
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1970
NameBen Barnes Votes1,497,515 (66.62%)
Term01/03/1971 - 01/03/1973 Margin747,070 (+33.23%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameWilliam P. "Bill" Hobby Votes2,339,796 (93.63%)
Term01/16/1973 - 01/21/1975 Margin2,209,170 (+88.40%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceTX Lt. Governor 11/07/1972
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Name William P. "Bill" Hobby Wayne W. Connally Joe Christie Ralph M. Hall Bill Jones Robert E. McCord John A. Standles
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website [Website]
Certified Votes689,729 (33.20%) 598,316 (28.80%) 374,919 (18.05%) 304,522 (14.66%) 55,201 (2.66%) 25,160 (1.21%) 18,116 (0.87%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -91,413 (-4.40%) -314,810 (-15.15%) -385,207 (-18.54%) -634,528 (-30.55%) -664,569 (-31.99%) -671,613 (-32.33%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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Name Troy Skates  
PartyDemocratic  
Website  
Certified Votes11,317 (0.55%)  
Margin-678,412 (-32.66%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
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