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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 16, 1974 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1974 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1974 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 02, 1975 - 12:00pm
Term End January 04, 1979 - 12:00pm
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Last ModifiedRBH March 22, 2021 08:06pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 24, Scammon, p. 216
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1970
NameFrancis W. Sargent Votes1,058,623 (56.67%)
Term01/01/1971 - 01/01/1975 Margin259,354 (+13.88%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1978
NameEdward J. King Votes1,030,294 (52.51%)
Term01/04/1979 - 01/06/1983 Margin104,222 (+5.31%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 10, 1974 MA Governor - R Primary
Francis W. Sargent
R 196,232
Sep 10, 1974 MA Governor - D Primary
Michael S. Dukakis
D 771,021
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Name Michael S. Dukakis (I) Gov. Francis W. Sargent Leo F. Kahian Donald Gurewitz (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican American Socialist Workers Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes992,284 (53.50%) 784,353 (42.29%) 63,083 (3.40%) 15,011 (0.81%) 67 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -207,931 (-11.21%) -929,201 (-50.10%) -977,273 (-52.69%) -992,217 (-53.49%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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Entry Date 01/01/1974 01/01/1974 -- -- --  
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