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Parents > United States > New Mexico > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 01, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 33.98% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH February 12, 2010 09:20pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 24, Scammon, p. 305
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameJerry Apodaca Votes164,172 (49.94%)
Term01/01/1975 - 01/01/1979 Margin3,742 (+1.14%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameToney Anaya Votes215,840 (52.97%)
Term01/01/1983 - 01/01/1987 Margin24,214 (+5.94%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 06, 1978 NM Governor - D Primary Bruce King D 150,766
Jun 06, 1978 NM Governor - R Primary Joseph R. "Joe" Skeen R 47,604
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Name Gov. Bruce King Joseph R. "Joe" Skeen (W) Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes174,631 (50.53%) 170,848 (49.44%) 98 (0.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,783 (-1.09%) -174,533 (-50.50%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $403,334.00 12/1 $446,285.00 $--  
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