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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1970 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 03, 1970 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 03, 1970 - 06:00pm
Term Start January 05, 1971 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1975 - 12:00pm
Turnout 25.49% Total Population
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Last ModifiedMD Indy December 25, 2006 10:27pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1966
NameClaude Roy Kirk, Jr. Votes821,190 (55.13%)
Term01/03/1967 - 01/05/1971 Margin152,957 (+10.27%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameReubin Askew Votes1,118,954 (61.20%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1979 Margin409,516 (+22.40%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 01, 1970 FL Governor - D Primary Earl Faircloth
Sep 08, 1970 FL Governor - R Primary Claude Roy Kirk, Jr.
Sep 29, 1970 FL Governor - D Runoff Reubin Askew
Sep 29, 1970 FL Governor - R Runoff Claude Roy Kirk, Jr.
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Name Reubin Askew (I) Gov. Claude Roy Kirk, Jr.  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Uncertified Votes984,305 (56.88%) 746,243 (43.12%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -238,062 (-13.76%)  
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