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  MI District 5 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Michigan > MI - District 05
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open February 18, 1974 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close February 18, 1974 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start February 19, 1974 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1975 - 11:55pm
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedRBH June 01, 2016 12:33am
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Description Special election to replace Gerald Ford, who became Vice President.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameGerald R. Ford Votes118,027 (61.08%)
Term01/05/1973 - 12/06/1973 Margin45,245 (+23.42%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameRichard F. Vander Veen Votes80,778 (52.63%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1977 Margin14,119 (+9.20%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jan 21, 1974 MI District 5 - Special R Primary
Robert Vander Laan
R 48,474
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Name Richard F. Vander Veen Robert Vander Laan Dwight W. Johnson Frank Girard  
PartyDemocratic Republican American Independent Socialist Labor  
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Certified Votes53,083 (50.92%) 46,160 (44.28%) 4,544 (4.36%) 454 (0.44%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -6,923 (-6.64%) -48,539 (-46.56%) -52,629 (-50.49%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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