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  MA Governor - R Primary
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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 16, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open September 19, 1978 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close September 19, 1978 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 04, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 06, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 40.10% Registered 4.43% Total Population
Contributor*crickets chirp*
Last ModifiedRBH January 22, 2010 04:04am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameMichael S. Dukakis Votes992,284 (53.50%)
Term01/02/1975 - 01/04/1979 Margin207,931 (+11.21%)
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%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMA Governor 11/07/1978
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Name Francis W. Hatch, Jr. Edward F. King (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican  
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Uncertified Votes141,070 (55.96%) 110,932 (44.01%) 86 (0.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -30,138 (-11.96%) -140,984 (-55.93%)  
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