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Parents > United States > Oregon > State House > OR State House 01
OfficeState House
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 09:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 10:00pm Central
Term Start January 08, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 12, 1981 - 12:00pm
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedMr. Matt November 23, 2021 07:13pm
Data SourcesOfficial Abstract of Votes, General Election, November 7, 1978
Description Incumbent State Rep. Dick Magruder died shortly after losing a Democratic primary to Garland Brown. [Link] He also won the Republican primary as a write-in candidate. After his death, his mother Caroline was appointed to the State House, and the Republican Party filled their nomination vacancy by making her their candidate.

The results publication lists both Brown and Magruder as Democrats.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won07/01/1978
NameCaroline Magruder Votes1 (100.00%)
Term07/01/1978 - 01/08/1979 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1980
NameCaroline Magruder Votes11,459 (56.30%)
Term01/12/1981 - 10/22/1982 Margin2,581 (+12.68%)
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Name (I) St. Rep. Caroline Magruder Garland Brown Robert M. Hunt (W) Write-In  
PartyRepublican Democratic Nonpartisan Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes 7,943 (48.56%) 6,061 (37.06%) 2,349 (14.36%) 3 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,882 (-11.51%) -5,594 (-34.20%) -7,940 (-48.54%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
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Entry Date 03/01/1978 03/01/1978 03/01/1978 03/01/1978  
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