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Parents > United States > Illinois > Counties > Cook > Chicago > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 11, 1979 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 03, 1979 - 09:00am Central
Polls Close April 03, 1979 - 10:00pm Central
Term Start May 01, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End May 01, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 25.37% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedThomas Walker September 25, 2009 11:02am
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won06/07/1977
NameMichael Bilandic Votes490,688 (77.39%)
Term06/22/1977 - 06/22/1979 Margin355,406 (+56.06%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/12/1983
NameHarold Washington Votes668,176 (51.72%)
Term04/20/1983 - 04/20/1987 Margin48,250 (+3.73%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 27, 1979 Chicago Mayor - D Primary Jane Byrne D 809,043
Feb 27, 1979 Chicago Mayor-R Primary Wallace D. Johnson R 21,145
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Name Jane Byrne Wallace D. Johnson Cleve Andrew Pulley  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Workers  
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Uncertified Votes700,874 (82.05%) 137,664 (16.12%) 15,625 (1.83%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -563,210 (-65.94%) -685,249 (-80.22%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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