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Parents > United States > Michigan > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1978 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 32.28% Total Population
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Last Modified... July 11, 2004 01:45pm
Data SourcesThe Michigan Manual:[Link]
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1974
NameWilliam G. Milliken Votes1,356,865 (51.07%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1979 Margin114,618 (+4.31%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameJames Blanchard Votes1,561,291 (51.36%)
Term01/03/1983 - 01/03/1987 Margin191,709 (+6.31%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 08, 1978 MI Governor - D Primary William B. Fitzgerald, Jr.
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Name (I) Gov. William G. Milliken Majority Leader William B. Fitzgerald, Jr. Scattering  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
Uncertified Votes1,628,485 (56.80%) 1,237,256 (43.15%) 1,471 (0.05%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -391,229 (-13.64%) -1,627,014 (-56.75%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $997,570.00 12/1 $1,070,574.00 $--  
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