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Parents > United States > Delaware > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 01, 1972 - 11:55pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1972 - 08:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1972 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 16, 1973 - 11:00pm
Term End January 18, 1977 - 12:00pm
ContributorUser 13
Last ModifiedChronicler September 11, 2006 06:35am
Data SourcesPolitics in America
May 1979
Congressional Quarterly
P. 169
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1968
NameRussell W. Peterson Votes104,474 (50.51%)
Term01/21/1969 - 01/16/1973 Margin2,114 (+1.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1976
NamePierre S. "Pete" du Pont, IV Votes130,531 (56.86%)
Term01/01/1977 - 01/01/1981 Margin33,051 (+14.40%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 19, 1972 DE Governor - R Primary Russell W. Peterson
R 44,067
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Name Lt. Gov. Sherman W. Tribbitt (I) Gov. Russell W. Peterson Virginia M. Lyndall Harry H. Conner  
PartyDemocratic Republican American Prohibition  
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Uncertified Votes117,274 (51.27%) 109,583 (47.91%) 1,468 (0.64%) 397 (0.17%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -7,691 (-3.36%) -115,806 (-50.63%) -116,877 (-51.10%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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