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Parents > United States > Oregon > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1978 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 08, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 12, 1983 - 12:00pm
ContributorInspectorMorse
Last ModifiedRBH November 22, 2021 01:49pm
Data SourcesOfficial Abstract of Votes, General Election, November 7, 1978
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameRobert W. Straub Votes444,812 (57.72%)
Term01/13/1975 - 01/08/1979 Margin120,061 (+15.58%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1982
NameVictor G. Atiyeh Votes639,841 (61.40%)
Term01/08/1983 - 01/12/1987 Margin265,525 (+25.48%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 23, 1978 OR Governor - R Primary
Victor G. Atiyeh
R 249,329
May 23, 1978 OR Governor - D Primary
Robert W. Straub
D 283,563
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Name St. Sen. Victor G. Atiyeh (I) Gov. Robert W. Straub (W) Write-In  
PartyRepublican Democratic Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes 498,452 (54.71%) 409,411 (44.93%) 3,280 (0.36%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -89,041 (-9.77%) -495,172 (-54.35%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $650,902.00 12/1 $521,300.00 $--  
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Entry Date 00/00/1978 00/00/1978 00/00/1978  
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