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Parents > United States > Georgia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 12:00am Central
Term Start January 09, 1979 - 08:00pm
Term End January 11, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.45% Total Population
ContributorBob
Last ModifiedRBH May 18, 2009 12:05am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameGeorge D. Busbee Votes646,777 (69.07%)
Term01/14/1975 - 01/09/1979 Margin357,664 (+38.19%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameJoe Frank Harris Votes734,090 (62.79%)
Term01/11/1983 - 01/13/1987 Margin299,594 (+25.63%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 08, 1978 GA Governor - D Primary George D. Busbee
D 695,911
Aug 08, 1978 GA Governor - R Primary Rodney M. Cook
R 26,605
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Name (I) Gov. George D. Busbee Rodney M. Cook (W) Others (W) Thomas A. McCrary, Sr. (W) Don Davis  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Independent Independent  
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Certified Votes534,572 (80.65%) 128,139 (19.33%) 71 (0.01%) 49 (0.01%) 31 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -406,433 (-61.31%) -534,501 (-80.64%) -534,523 (-80.64%) -534,541 (-80.64%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $323,206.00 12/1 $62,063.00 $-- $-- $--  
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