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  TX Governor - D Primary
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OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1968 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 04, 1968 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close May 04, 1968 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 16, 1969 - 12:00pm
Term End January 15, 1971 - 12:00pm
# Winners2
Turnout 9.14% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH March 17, 2008 10:36pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1966
NameJohn B. Connally Votes1,037,517 (72.76%)
Term01/17/1967 - 01/21/1969 Margin669,492 (+46.95%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1968
NamePreston Smith Votes1,662,019 (56.99%)
Term01/21/1969 - 01/16/1971 Margin407,686 (+13.98%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceTX Governor 11/05/1968
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Name Don Yarborough Lt. Gov. Preston Smith Attorney General Waggoner Carr Dolph Briscoe Ambassador Eugene M. Locke John Hill Pat O'Daniel
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
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Uncertified Votes421,607 (24.08%) 386,875 (22.10%) 257,543 (14.71%) 225,686 (12.89%) 218,118 (12.46%) 154,908 (8.85%) 47,912 (2.74%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -34,732 (-1.98%) -164,064 (-9.37%) -195,921 (-11.19%) -203,489 (-11.62%) -266,699 (-15.23%) -373,695 (-21.35%)
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Name Edward L. Whittenburg Alfonso Veloz Johnnie Mae Hackworth  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes22,957 (1.31%) 9,562 (0.55%) 5,484 (0.31%)  
Margin-398,650 (-22.77%) -412,045 (-23.54%) -416,123 (-23.77%)  
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