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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 1968 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 05, 1968 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1968 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 13, 1969 - 12:00pm
Term End January 08, 1973 - 12:00pm
Turnout 44.70% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedRBH April 10, 2018 01:58am
Data SourcesIllinois Secretary of State
Description Lieut. Gov. Sam Shapiro became governor when Gov. Kerner resigned after being appointed to the appellate court.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won05/21/1968
NameSamuel H. Shapiro Votes1 (100.00%)
Term05/21/1968 - 01/13/1969 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameDan Walker Votes2,371,303 (50.68%)
Term01/08/1973 - 01/10/1977 Margin77,494 (+1.66%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 11, 1968 IL Governor - R Primary Richard B. Ogilvie R 706,600
Jun 11, 1968 IL Governor-D Primary Samuel H. Shapiro D 646,232
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Name County Board President Richard B. Ogilvie (I) Gov. Samuel H. Shapiro Edward C. Gross (W) Write-In  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Labor Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes2,307,295 (51.21%) 2,179,501 (48.37%) 19,175 (0.43%) 29 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -127,794 (-2.84%) -2,288,120 (-50.78%) -2,307,266 (-51.20%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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