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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 1979 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1979 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1979 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 15, 1980 - 12:00pm
Term End January 10, 1984 - 12:00pm
Turnout 30.55% Total Population
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedSteve Boudreaux May 24, 2010 04:37pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1975
NameCliff Finch Votes369,568 (52.19%)
Term01/20/1976 - 01/15/1980 Margin49,936 (+7.05%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1983
NameBill Allain Votes409,209 (55.09%)
Term01/10/1984 - 01/12/1988 Margin120,445 (+16.22%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 07, 1979 MS Governor - D Primary Evelyn Gandy D 737,163
Aug 07, 1979 MS Governor - R Primary Gil Carmichael R 32,452
Aug 28, 1979 MS Governor - D Runoff William F. Winter D 682,009
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Name Lt. Gov. William F. Winter Gil Carmichael  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes413,620 (61.07%) 263,702 (38.93%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -149,918 (-22.13%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $872,192.00 12/1 $568,962.00  
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