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  NC Governor - D Primary
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1976 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 17, 1976 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 17, 1976 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 08, 1977 - 12:00pm
Term End January 10, 1981 - 12:00pm
Turnout 13.33% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler December 15, 2006 06:06pm
Data SourcesNorth Carolina Manual 1977
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameJames E. "Jim" Holshouser, Jr. Votes767,470 (51.00%)
Term01/05/1973 - 01/08/1977 Margin38,366 (+2.55%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameJames "Jim" Hunt Jr. Votes1,081,293 (64.99%)
Term01/08/1977 - 01/10/1981 Margin517,191 (+31.08%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceNC Governor 11/02/1976
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Name Lt. Gov. James "Jim" Hunt Jr. Edward M. O'Herron George Wood Thomas E. Strickland J. Andrew Barker  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes362,102 (53.41%) 157,815 (23.28%) 121,673 (17.95%) 31,338 (4.62%) 5,003 (0.74%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -204,287 (-30.13%) -240,429 (-35.47%) -330,764 (-48.79%) -357,099 (-52.67%)  
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