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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1982 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1982 - 05:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1982 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 06, 1983 - 12:00pm
Term End January 08, 1987 - 12:00pm
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Last ModifiedRBH March 22, 2021 07:52pm
Data Sources1982 CQ Almanac, b-26
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1978
NameEdward J. King Votes1,030,294 (52.51%)
Term01/04/1979 - 01/06/1983 Margin104,222 (+5.31%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1986
NameMichael S. Dukakis Votes1,157,786 (68.75%)
Term01/08/1987 - 01/03/1991 Margin632,422 (+37.55%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 14, 1982 MA Governor - D Primary
Michael S. Dukakis
D 1,181,421
Sep 14, 1982 MA Governor - R Primary
John Winthrop Sears
R 178,683
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Name Gov. Michael S. Dukakis Sheriff John Winthrop Sears Frank Rich Rebecca Shipman (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Libertarian Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes1,219,109 (59.46%) 749,679 (36.57%) 63,068 (3.08%) 17,918 (0.87%) 480 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -469,430 (-22.90%) -1,156,041 (-56.39%) -1,201,191 (-58.59%) -1,218,629 (-59.44%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $1,204,668.00 12/1 $334,667.00 12/1 $68,412.00 12/1 $24,518.00 $--  
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Entry Date 01/01/1982 01/01/1982 -- -- --  
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