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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 12, 1970 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1970 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1970 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 12, 1971 - 12:00pm
Term End January 09, 1973 - 12:00pm
Turnout 31.67% Total Population
ContributorUser 13
Last ModifiedRBH January 15, 2016 03:01pm
Data SourcesPolitics in America, Edition IV
Congressional Quarterly
P. 124
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1968
NameWinthrop Rockefeller Votes322,782 (52.43%)
Term01/14/1969 - 01/12/1971 Margin29,969 (+4.87%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameDale Bumpers Votes488,892 (75.44%)
Term01/09/1973 - 01/03/1975 Margin329,715 (+50.88%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 25, 1970 AR Governor - R Primary Winthrop Rockefeller R 60,130
Aug 25, 1970 AR Governor - D Primary Orval E. Faubus D 430,633
Sep 08, 1970 AR Governor - D Runoff Dale Bumpers D 442,512
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Name Dale Bumpers (I) Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller Walter L. Carruth  
PartyDemocratic Republican American  
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Certified Votes375,648 (61.66%) 197,418 (32.41%) 36,132 (5.93%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -178,230 (-29.26%) -339,516 (-55.73%)  
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