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Parents > United States > Illinois > Counties > Cook > Chicago > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1977 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 07, 1977 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 07, 1977 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start June 22, 1977 - 12:00pm
Term End June 22, 1979 - 12:00pm
Turnout 18.83% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedThomas Walker September 25, 2009 10:58am
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Description Special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Mayor Richard J. Daley.

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/28/1976
NameMichael Bilandic Votes45 (93.75%)
Term12/29/1976 - 06/22/1977 Margin43 (+89.58%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/03/1979
NameJane Byrne Votes700,874 (82.05%)
Term05/01/1979 - 05/01/1983 Margin563,210 (+65.94%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 19, 1977 Chicago Mayor- D Primary Michael Bilandic D 720,883
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Name Mayor Michael Bilandic Dennis H. Block Dennis Brasky Gerald Rose  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Workers U.S. Labor  
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Uncertified Votes490,688 (77.39%) 135,282 (21.34%) 5,546 (0.88%) 2,497 (0.39%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -355,406 (-56.06%) -485,142 (-76.52%) -488,191 (-77.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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