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  GA Governor - D Primary
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Parents > United States > Georgia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline May 01, 1982 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 10, 1982 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close August 10, 1982 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1983 - 08:00pm
Term End January 03, 1987 - 12:00pm
Turnout 16.48% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedRBH December 14, 2008 12:33pm
Data Sources1984 Almanac of American Politics (Ginn, Harris, Underwood, Watson)
CQ Voting and Elections Collection (Lovett)
America Votes 15 (rest)
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1978
NameGeorge D. Busbee Votes534,572 (80.65%)
Term01/09/1979 - 01/11/1983 Margin406,433 (+61.31%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameJoe Frank Harris Votes734,090 (62.79%)
Term01/11/1983 - 01/13/1987 Margin299,594 (+25.63%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceGA Governor 11/02/1982
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Name Rep. Ronald Bryan "Bo" Ginn St. Rep. Joe Frank Harris Norman Underwood Chief of Staff Jack Watson Public Service Commissioner Billy Lovett Mayor Buckner Melton St. Rep. Mildred Glover
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
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Uncertified Votes316,019 (35.11%) 223,545 (24.84%) 147,536 (16.39%) 114,533 (12.73%) 62,341 (6.93%) 20,052 (2.23%) 8,958 (1.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -92,474 (-10.27%) -168,483 (-18.72%) -201,486 (-22.39%) -253,678 (-28.18%) -295,967 (-32.88%) -307,061 (-34.11%)
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Name Henry Jackson H. R. "Mac" McNease Thomas J. Irwin  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes2,706 (0.30%) 2,545 (0.28%) 1,855 (0.21%)  
Margin-313,313 (-34.81%) -313,474 (-34.83%) -314,164 (-34.90%)  
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