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Parents > United States > District of Columbia > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 03, 1978 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 12.88% Total Population
Contributornystate63
Last ModifiedRBH August 13, 2009 12:35am
Data SourcesWashington Post 11/9/1978
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameWalter E. Washington Votes79,065 (82.45%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1979 Margin72,028 (+75.11%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameMarion S. Barry, Jr. Votes95,007 (82.15%)
Term01/03/1983 - 01/03/1987 Margin78,506 (+67.88%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 12, 1978 DC Mayor - R Primary Arthur Fletcher
R 4,658
Sep 12, 1978 DC Mayor - D Primary Marion S. Barry, Jr.
D 94,574 215
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Name City Councilmember Marion S. Barry, Jr. Arthur Fletcher Susan Pennington Glova Scott  
PartyDemocratic Republican U.S. Labor Independent  
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Uncertified Votes68,354 (70.16%) 27,366 (28.09%) 1,066 (1.09%) 638 (0.66%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -40,988 (-42.07%) -67,288 (-69.07%) -67,716 (-69.51%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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