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ELECTION INFORMATION

Parent Race

US President National Vote

Container

President

Race Type

General Election

Filing Deadline

6/1/1972 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/7/1972 6:00 am

Polls Close

11/7/1972 11:00 pm

Term Starts

1/20/1973 12:00 pm

Term Ends

1/20/1977 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 10/1/2004, Updated 5/16/2009

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

Election date

11/5/1968

Term

1969-1973

Winner

Richard M. Nixon

Party

Republican

Votes

169,692

Percent

51.85%


NEXT ELECTION

Election date

11/2/1976

Term

1977-1981

Winner

Gerald R. Ford

Party

Republican *

Votes

211,419

Percent

50.61%


PRIMARIES

6/6/1972

NM US President - R Primary

Richard M. Nixon

6/6/1972

NM US President - D Primary

George S. McGovern


NARRATIVE


DEBATES

EVENTS

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline


MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

Richard M. Nixon
(Republican) *

235,606
61.05%

Sen. George S. McGovern
(Democratic)

141,084
36.56%

 

Rep. John G. Schmitz
(American Independent)

8,767
2.27%

 

Linda Jenness
(Socialist Workers)

474
0.12%

 

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