Oregon gubernatorial election, 1978 Article

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Oregon gubernatorial election, 1978

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  Victor Atiyeh in 1986 (cropped).jpg Bob Straub.jpg
Nominee Victor G. Atiyeh Robert W. Straub
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 498,452 409,411
Percentage 54.9% 45.1%

Governor before election

Robert W. Straub
Democratic

Elected Governor

Victor G. Atiyeh
Republican

The Oregon gubernatorial election of 1978 took place on November 7, 1978. Republican nominee Victor G. Atiyeh defeated incumbent Democrat Robert W. Straub to win the election.

Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Election results

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1978 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Victor G. Atiyeh 498,452 54.90%
Democratic Robert W. Straub 409,411 45.10%
Total votes 907,863 100.00%
Republican gain from Democratic

References

  1. ^ "OR Governor Race - Nov 2, 1978". Our Campaigns. Retrieved November 11, 2010.