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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 1970 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1970 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1970 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 16, 1971 - 12:00pm
Term End January 18, 1975 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.23% Total Population
ContributorUser 13
Last ModifiedSteve Boudreaux May 24, 2010 04:18pm
Data SourcesPolitics in America, Edition IV
Congressional Quarterly
P. 150
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1966
NameBuford Ellington Votes532,998 (81.22%)
Term01/16/1967 - 01/16/1971 Margin468,396 (+71.37%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameRay Blanton Votes576,833 (55.43%)
Term01/18/1975 - 01/20/1979 Margin121,366 (+11.66%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 06, 1970 TN Governor- R Primary Winfield Dunn R 244,999
Aug 06, 1970 TN Governor- D Primary John Jay Hooker D 590,061 48
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Name Winfield Dunn John Jay Hooker Douglas L. Heinsohn  
PartyRepublican Democratic American  
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Uncertified Votes575,777 (51.95%) 509,521 (45.98%) 22,945 (2.07%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -66,256 (-5.98%) -552,832 (-49.88%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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