Vermont gubernatorial election, 1980 Article

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1980

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Nominee Richard A. Snelling M. Jerome Diamond
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 123,229 76,826
Percentage 58.7% 36.6%

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County results

Governor before election

Richard A. Snelling
Republican

Elected Governor

Richard A. Snelling
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1980 took place on November 4, 1980. Incumbent Republican Richard A. Snelling ran successfully for a third term as Governor of Vermont, defeating Democratic candidate M. Jerome Diamond.

Republican primary

Results

Republican primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard A. Snelling ( inc.) 38,228 85.0
Republican Clifford Thompson 3,432 7.6
Republican Kirk E. Faryniasz 2,273 5.1
Republican Other 1,059 2.4
Total votes 44,992 100

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic M. Jerome Diamond 15,738 50.4
Democratic Timothy J. O'Connor 14,857 47.5
Democratic John Potthast 406 1.3
Democratic Other 255 0.8
Total votes 31,256 100

Liberty Union primary

Results

Liberty Union primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberty Union Scattering 80 100.0
Total votes 80 100

General election

Results

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1980 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard A. Snelling ( inc.) 123,229 58.7
Democratic M. Jerome Diamond 76,826 36.6
Independent Daniel E. Woodward 5,323 2.5
Independent Bruce Cullen 2,263 1.1
Liberty Union John Potthast 1,952 0.9
N/A Other 251 0.1
Total votes 209,844 100

References

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 31 December 2014.