1972 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Delaware
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Popular Vote
Sherman W. TribbittDemocratic 117,274 51.27%
Russell W. PetersonRepublican 109,583 47.91%
Virginia M. LyndallAmerican 1,468 0.64%
Harry H. ConnerProhibition 397 0.17%
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:594,338Enum.1980 Population Density:117.5persons/km2
1972 Population:573,821Est.1972 Population Density:113.4persons/km2
1970 Population:548,104Enum.1970 Population Density:108.3persons/km2
Land Area (2000):5,060km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Delaware Department of Elections. State of Delaware Official Results of Presidential Election and State Wide Offices, Delaware Department of Elections (http://elections.delaware.gov/information/electionresults/pdfs/1972.pdf) (accessed 21 Feb 2011)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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