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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 03, 1970 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 03, 1970 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 03, 1970 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 18, 1971 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1975 - 12:00pm
Turnout 24.82% Total Population
ContributorUser 13
Last ModifiedSteve Boudreaux May 24, 2010 10:45am
Data SourcesPolitics in America, Edition IV
Congressional Quarterly
P. 123
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won05/07/1968
NameAlbert P. Brewer Votes1 (100.00%)
Term05/07/1968 - 01/18/1971 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameGeorge Corley Wallace Votes497,574 (83.16%)
Term01/20/1975 - 01/15/1979 Margin409,193 (+68.39%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 05, 1970 AL Governor - D Primary Albert P. Brewer
Jun 02, 1970 AL Governor - D Runoff George Corley Wallace
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Name Gov. George Corley Wallace John Cashin A.C. Shelton Jerome B. Couch Menter G. Walker John Watts  
PartyDemocratic Alabama National Democratic Independent Prohibition Independent Whig  
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Uncertified Votes637,046 (74.51%) 125,491 (14.68%) 75,679 (8.85%) 9,705 (1.14%) 3,534 (0.41%) 3,497 (0.41%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -511,555 (-59.83%) -561,367 (-65.66%) -627,341 (-73.38%) -633,512 (-74.10%) -633,549 (-74.10%)  
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Mar 05, 2006 02:00pm Opinion Book rates George Wallace’s ’70 campaign as the nastiest  Article Thomas Walker 

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