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  VT Attorney General
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Parents > United States > Vermont > Attorney General
OfficeAttorney General
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 01, 1974 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1974 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1974 - 10:30am Central
Term Start January 05, 1975 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1977 - 12:00pm
Turnout 30.55% Total Population
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifiedJoshua L. December 10, 2004 04:01pm
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Description M. Jerome Diamond fell 3,848 votes short of a majority in the General Election of 1974. The joint assembly convened on January 10 to hear the report of the canvassing committee and, in the case of the office of Attorney General, to vote by joint ballot for the three candidates who received the greatest number of votes. On the first ballot, when the ballots were taken and counted, the result was as follows:

Total votes cast: 180
Percent: 100

Necessary for election: 91
50 plus 1 vote

Jerome Diamond had: 141
78.3%

Kimberly Cheney had: 39
8.9%

Nancy Kaufman had: 0
0.0%


M. Jerome Diamond was declared to be the Attorney General of the State of Vermont for the two years next ensuing.

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameKimberly B. Cheney Votes101,480 (57.89%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1975 Margin33,596 (+19.16%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameM. Jerome Diamond Votes89,839 (53.17%)
Term01/05/1977 - 01/03/1979 Margin17,879 (+10.58%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 10, 1974 VT Attorney General - D Primary
M. Jerome Diamond
D 19,842
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Name M. Jerome Diamond (I) Attorney General Kimberly B. Cheney Nancy Kaufman Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Republican Liberty Union  
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Uncertified Votes64,085 (47.17%) 63,447 (46.70%) 8,297 (6.11%) 35 (0.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -638 (-0.47%) -55,788 (-41.06%) -64,050 (-47.14%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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