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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 16, 1978 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 04, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 06, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 78.97% Registered 34.49% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedSome say... January 25, 2005 10:08pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 24, Scammon, p. 216
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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 Won11/02/1982
NameMichael S. Dukakis Votes1,219,109 (59.46%)
Term01/06/1983 - 01/08/1987 Margin469,430 (+22.90%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 19, 1978 MA Governor - D Primary Edward J. King
Sep 19, 1978 MA Governor - R Primary Francis W. Hatch, Jr.
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Name Edward J. King Francis W. Hatch, Jr. Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Uncertified Votes1,030,294 (52.51%) 926,072 (47.19%) 5,885 (0.30%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -104,222 (-5.31%) -1,024,409 (-52.21%)  
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Cash On Hand 12/1 $1,480,953.00 12/1 $1,313,413.00 $--  
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F Blue Republican
D Barney Frank [L]
 

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