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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1968 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1968 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1968 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 13, 1969 - 12:00pm
Term End January 17, 1973 - 12:00pm
Turnout 39.98% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler December 09, 2006 04:39pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes 8:406 = Glashan, American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameHulett Carlson Smith Votes433,023 (54.91%)
Term01/18/1965 - 01/13/1969 Margin77,464 (+9.82%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameArch Moore Votes423,817 (54.74%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1977 Margin73,355 (+9.47%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 14, 1968 WV Governor - D Primary James M. Sprouse
D 327,423
May 14, 1968 WV Governor - R Primary Arch Moore
R 186,479
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Name Rep. Arch Moore James M. Sprouse  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes378,315 (50.86%) 365,530 (49.14%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -12,785 (-1.72%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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