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  TX Governor
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Parents > United States > Texas > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 26, 1982 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1982 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1982 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 18, 1983 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1987 - 12:00pm
Turnout 22.43% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRBH November 28, 2011 03:30am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1978
NameWilliam P. "Bill" Clements Votes1,183,839 (49.96%)
Term01/16/1979 - 01/18/1983 Margin16,860 (+0.71%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1986
NameWilliam P. "Bill" Clements Votes1,813,779 (52.70%)
Term01/20/1987 - 01/15/1991 Margin229,264 (+6.66%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 01, 1982 TX Governor - R Primary William P. "Bill" Clements R 265,851
May 01, 1982 TX Governor - D Primary Mark White D 1,318,663
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Name Attorney General Mark White (I) Gov. William P. "Bill" Clements David Hutzelman Bob Poteet (W) Others (W) Lawrence Andrew Sims  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Constitution Other Independent  
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Uncertified Votes1,697,870 (53.21%) 1,465,937 (45.94%) 19,143 (0.60%) 8,065 (0.25%) 61 (0.00%) 15 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -231,933 (-7.27%) -1,678,727 (-52.61%) -1,689,805 (-52.95%) -1,697,809 (-53.20%) -1,697,855 (-53.21%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $6,823,560.00 12/1 $10,427,291.00 $-- $-- $-- $--  
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