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  KY Governor
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Parents > United States > Kentucky > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 16, 1983 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1983 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1983 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start December 13, 1983 - 12:00pm
Term End December 08, 1987 - 11:55pm
Turnout 28.15% Total Population
ContributorJR725
Last ModifiedRBH June 13, 2011 08:34pm
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Description Term start and end dates found here: [Link]
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1979
NameJohn Y. Brown, Jr. Votes558,008 (59.41%)
Term12/11/1979 - 12/13/1983 Margin176,730 (+18.82%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1987
NameWallace Wilkinson Votes504,674 (64.50%)
Term12/08/1987 - 12/10/1991 Margin231,533 (+29.59%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 24, 1983 KY Governor - D Primary Martha Layne Collins
D 658,454
May 24, 1983 KY Governor - R Primary Jim Bunning
R 97,836
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Name Lt. Gov. Martha Layne Collins Jim Bunning Nicholas McCubbin  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
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Uncertified Votes561,674 (54.50%) 454,650 (44.11%) 14,347 (1.39%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -107,024 (-10.38%) -547,327 (-53.10%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $1,559,510.00 12/1 $1,364,700.00 12/1 $10,036.00  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date 01/01/1983 01/01/1983 --  
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