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  U. S. Secretary of State
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Department of State
OfficeSecretary of State
Type Confirmation
Filing Deadline January 20, 1981 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open January 22, 1981 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close January 22, 1981 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 22, 1981 - 12:00pm
Term End July 05, 1982 - 12:00pm
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler November 24, 2007 08:17am
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Description Conservative U.S. Senators wrote Haig after his confirmation, stating that they planned to block the confirmation of three advisors: Lawrence S. Eagleburger, John H. Holdridge, and Paul D. Wolfowitz, who were all considered to represent the liberal foreign policy of the Carter administration.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won05/08/1980
NameEdmund S. Muskie Votes94 (97.92%)
Term05/08/1980 - 01/18/1981 Margin92 (+95.83%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won07/05/1982
NameWalter John Stoessel, Jr. Votes1 (100.00%)
Term07/05/1982 - 07/16/1982 Margin1 (+100.00%)
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Name Supreme Allied Commander Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Reject  
PartyRepublican Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes93 (93.94%) 6 (6.06%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -87 (-87.88%)  
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