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Parents > United States > Texas > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 26, 1972 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1972 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1972 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 16, 1973 - 12:00pm
Term End January 21, 1975 - 12:00pm
Turnout 30.45% Total Population
ContributorUser 13
Last ModifiedRP May 17, 2010 03:53pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1970
NamePreston Smith Votes1,232,506 (53.43%)
Term01/19/1971 - 01/16/1973 Margin158,675 (+6.88%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameDolph Briscoe Votes1,016,334 (61.41%)
Term01/21/1975 - 01/16/1979 Margin501,609 (+30.31%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 06, 1972 TX Governor - D Primary Dolph Briscoe
D 2,192,903
May 06, 1972 TX Governor - R Primary Henry "Hank" Grover
R 114,007
Jun 03, 1972 TX Governor - D Runoff Dolph Briscoe
D 1,979,762
Jun 03, 1972 TX Governor - R Runoff Henry "Hank" Grover
R 57,008
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CANDIDATES
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Name Dolph Briscoe Henry "Hank" Grover Ramsey Muñiz Debbie Leonard Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Republican La Raza Unida Socialist Workers  
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Uncertified Votes1,633,493 (47.91%) 1,533,986 (44.99%) 214,118 (6.28%) 24,103 (0.71%) 3,891 (0.11%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -99,507 (-2.92%) -1,419,375 (-41.63%) -1,609,390 (-47.20%) -1,629,602 (-47.79%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/1972 00/00/1972 00/00/1972 00/00/1972 --  
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