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  MA Governor - D Primary
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OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1978 - 12:00pm
Polls Open September 19, 1978 - 07:00am
Polls Close September 19, 1978 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 04, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 06, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 136.89% Registered 15.22% Total Population
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Last ModifiedRBH December 16, 2008 02:00am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameMichael S. Dukakis Votes992,284 (53.50%)
Term01/02/1975 - 01/04/1979 Margin207,931 (+11.21%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1978
NameEdward J. King Votes1,030,294 (52.51%)
Term01/04/1979 - 01/06/1983 Margin104,222 (+5.31%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMA Governor 11/07/1978
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Name Edward J. King (I) Gov. Michael S. Dukakis Barbara Ackermann (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Certified Votes442,174 (51.07%) 365,417 (42.20%) 58,220 (6.72%) 48 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -76,757 (-8.86%) -383,954 (-44.34%) -442,126 (-51.06%)  
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