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Parents > United States > Georgia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1982 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1982 - 12:00am Central
Term Start January 11, 1983 - 08:00pm
Term End January 13, 1987 - 12:00pm
Turnout 21.40% Total Population
ContributorBob
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia August 23, 2015 02:30pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1978
NameGeorge D. Busbee Votes534,572 (80.65%)
Term01/09/1979 - 01/11/1983 Margin406,433 (+61.31%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1986
NameJoe Frank Harris Votes828,465 (70.51%)
Term01/13/1987 - 01/14/1991 Margin481,953 (+41.02%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 10, 1982 GA Governor - D Primary Ronald Bryan "Bo" Ginn
D 900,090
Aug 10, 1982 GA Governor - R Primary Robert H. Bell
R 61,410
Aug 31, 1982 GA Governor - D Runoff Joe Frank Harris
D 911,024
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Name St. Rep. Joe Frank Harris St. Sen. Robert H. Bell (W) Others (W) Maceo Carl Dixon  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Socialist Workers  
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Certified Votes734,090 (62.79%) 434,496 (37.17%) 444 (0.04%) 11 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -299,594 (-25.63%) -733,646 (-62.76%) -734,079 (-62.79%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $2,971,412.00 12/1 $1,156,115.00 $-- 12/1 $459.00  
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