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  CA Attorney General
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Parents > United States > California > Attorney General
OfficeAttorney General
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 33.69% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH July 02, 2007 12:10am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1974
NameEvelle J. Younger Votes3,312,125 (55.00%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1979 Margin604,127 (+10.03%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameJohn K. Van de Kamp Votes4,015,953 (52.83%)
Term01/03/1983 - 01/03/1987 Margin873,957 (+11.50%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 06, 1978 CA Attorney General - D Primary
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke
D 3,181,838
Jun 06, 1978 CA Attorney General - R Primary
George Deukmejian
R 2,171,653
MAP
United States 1959 - MAP
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

10/30/1978 11/01/1978

CANDIDATES
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Name St. Sen. George Deukmejian Rep. Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Dallas Wendell Reid Robert J. Evans  
PartyRepublican Democratic American Independent Peace & Freedom  
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Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)3,558,329 (52.88%) 2,923,432 (43.45%) 127,685 (1.90%) 119,157 (1.77%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -634,897 (-9.44%) -3,430,644 (-50.99%) -3,439,172 (-51.11%)  
Estimated Final7,116,658 (52.88%) 5,846,864 (43.45%) 255,370 (1.90%) 238,314 (1.77%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.14%-- 48.34%-- 1.91%-- 2.20%--  
Field Poll 
10/30/78-11/01/78
46.50% -- 50.30% -- 1.50% -- 1.80% --
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