1978 Senatorial General Election Results - Maine
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Popular Vote
William S. CohenRepublican 212,294 56.59%
William D. HathawayDemocratic 127,327 33.94%
Hayes E. GahaganIndependent 27,824 7.42%
John J. JannaceIndependent 5,553 1.48%
Plato TrumanIndependent 2,116 0.56%
Others 58 0.02%
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:1,125,043Enum.1980 Population Density:14.1persons/km2
1978 Population:0Est.1978 Population Density:0.0persons/km2
1970 Population:993,722Enum.1970 Population Density:12.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):79,931km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.2%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions. 1978 General Election: United States Senator, Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions (https://digitalmaine.com/tabulations_for_elections_1970s/78/) (accessed 27 Aug 2019)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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