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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1968 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1968 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1969 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1973 - 12:00pm
Turnout 43.95% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH January 14, 2008 04:05pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 24, Scammon, p. 160
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameRoger D. Branigin Votes1,164,620 (56.18%)
Term01/03/1965 - 01/03/1969 Margin263,278 (+12.70%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameOtis "Doc" Bowen Votes1,203,903 (56.77%)
Term01/08/1973 - 01/10/1977 Margin303,414 (+14.31%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 18, 1968 IN Governor - R Convention Edgar D. Whitcomb
R 2,216
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Name Edgar D. Whitcomb Robert L. Rock Melvin E. Hawk  
PartyRepublican Democratic Prohibition  
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Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)1,080,271 (52.72%) 965,816 (47.13%) 2,985 (0.15%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -114,455 (-5.59%) -1,077,286 (-52.57%)  
Estimated Final2,160,542 (52.72%) 1,931,632 (47.13%) 5,970 (0.15%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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