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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline December 01, 1977 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open March 21, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close March 21, 1978 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 08, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 10, 1983 - 12:00pm
ContributorCOSDem
Last Modifiedev January 28, 2011 08:43pm
Data SourcesIL State Board of Elections Vote Total Book, Primary 1978, Page 13
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1976
NameJames R. Thompson Votes3,000,395 (64.68%)
Term01/10/1977 - 01/08/1979 Margin1,390,137 (+29.97%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameJames R. Thompson Votes1,859,864 (59.04%)
Term01/08/1979 - 01/10/1983 Margin596,730 (+18.94%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceIL Governor 11/07/1978
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Name Comptroller Michael J. Bakalis W. Dakin Williams (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes 601,045 (82.85%) 124,406 (17.15%) 8 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -476,639 (-65.70%) -601,037 (-82.85%)  
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