1968 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Illinois
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by ClarkR on 2012-09-22

  Gubernatorial
Candidate
Political
Party
Popular Vote
Richard B. OgilvieRepublican 2,307,295 51.20%
Samuel H. ShapiroDemocratic 2,179,501 48.37%
Edward C. GrossSocialist Labor 19,175 0.43%
Write-ins- 29 0.00%
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Demographic Data

1970 Population:11,110,285Enum.1970 Population Density:77.2persons/km2
1960 Population:10,081,158Enum.1960 Population Density:70.0persons/km2
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois Secretary of State, Comp, "Vote for Governor," State of Illinois Official Vote (Springfield: State of Illinois, 1969)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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