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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 1979 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 28, 1979 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 28, 1979 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 22, 1980 - 12:00pm
Term End January 10, 1984 - 12:00pm
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH October 16, 2020 11:31pm
Data SourcesGubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997, P. 123
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1975
NameCliff Finch Votes369,568 (52.20%)
Term01/20/1976 - 01/15/1980 Margin49,936 (+7.05%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1979
NameWilliam F. Winter Votes413,620 (61.07%)
Term01/15/1980 - 01/10/1984 Margin149,918 (+22.13%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMS Governor 11/07/1979
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Name Lt. Gov. William F. Winter Lt. Gov. Evelyn Gandy  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes 386,174 (56.62%) 295,832 (43.38%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -90,342 (-13.25%)  
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