Oregon gubernatorial election, 1970 Article

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Oregon gubernatorial election, 1970

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  Tom McCall 2.jpg Bob Straub.jpg
Nominee Tom McCall Robert W. Straub
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 369,964 293,892
Percentage 55.6% 44.2%

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County results:

McCall:      50–60%      60–70%

Straub:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Tom McCall
Republican

Elected Governor

Tom McCall
Republican

The Oregon gubernatorial election of 1970 took place on November 3, 1970. Republican incumbent Tom McCall defeated Democratic nominee Robert W. Straub to win re-election.

Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Election results

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1970 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom McCall 369,964 55.52
Democratic Robert W. Straub 293,892 44.10
write-ins 2,538 0.38
Total votes 666,394 100
Republican hold

References

  1. ^ "OR Governor Race – Nov 3, 1970". Our Campaign. Retrieved November 12, 2010.