1972 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Illinois
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by ClarkR on 2011-05-12

  Gubernatorial
Candidate
Political
Party
Popular Vote
Daniel WalkerDemocratic 2,371,303 50.68%
Richard B. OgilvieRepublican 2,293,809 49.02%
YOther (+) - 13,931 0.30%
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Maps1972 Illinois County Map of General Election Results for Governor
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:11,427,409Enum.1980 Population Density:79.4persons/km2
1972 Population:11,258,111Est.1972 Population Density:78.2persons/km2
1970 Population:11,110,285Enum.1970 Population Density:77.2persons/km2
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois Secretary of State, Comp, "Illinois Governor," Official Vote Cast at the General Election of November 7, 1972 (Springfield: Illinois Printing Company, 1973)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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