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Parents > United States > Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 1969 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 1969 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 17, 1970 - 12:00pm
Term End January 12, 1974 - 12:00pm
Turnout 23.08% Total Population
ContributorChase McFadden
Last ModifiedCrimson September 13, 2012 04:12pm
Data SourcesGuide to US Elections. Congressional Quarterly. 1974. Pg. 434. and [Link]
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1965
NameMills Edwin Godwin, Jr. Votes269,526 (47.89%)
Term01/16/1966 - 01/17/1970 Margin57,319 (+10.18%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1973
NameMills Edwin Godwin, Jr. Votes525,075 (50.72%)
Term01/20/1974 - 01/20/1978 Margin14,972 (+1.45%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 10, 1969 VA Governor - D Primary William C. Battle
Jul 08, 1969 VA Governor - D Runoff William C. Battle
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Name A. Linwood Holton, Jr. Ambassador William C. Battle Beverly B. McDowell William A. Pennington George R. Walker  
PartyRepublican Democratic Virginia Conservative American Independent Independent  
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Uncertified Votes480,869 (52.51%) 415,695 (45.40%) 10,596 (1.16%) 7,382 (0.81%) 1,182 (0.13%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -65,174 (-7.12%) -470,273 (-51.36%) -473,487 (-51.71%) -479,687 (-52.38%)  
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