Electoral history of Lester Maddox

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Electoral history of Lester Maddox, 75th Governor of Georgia (1967-1971), 7th Lieutenant Governor of Georgia (1971-1975) and 1976 American Independent Party presidential nominee

Democratic primary for Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1962:[1]

Geer then went to win a runoff

Democratic primary for Governor of Georgia, 1966[2]

Democratic primary runoff for Governor of Georgia, 1966:[3]

  • Lester Maddox - 443,055 (54.29%)
  • Ellis Arnall - 373,004 (45.71%)

Georgia gubernatorial election, 1966:[4]

Since no candidate received more than 50% of votes cast, Maddox was selected over Callaway by state legislature[5]

Democratic primary for Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1970:[6]

  • Lester Maddox - 397,424 (51.36%)
  • George T. Smith (inc.) - 253,738 (32.79%)
  • Charlie Jones - 81,613 (10.55%)
  • D. F. Glover - 40,993 (5.30%)

Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1970:[7]

  • Lester Maddox (D) - 733,797 (73.59%)
  • Frank G. Miller (R) - 263,415 (26.42%)

Democratic primary for Governor of Georgia, 1974:[8]

Democratic primary runoff for Governor of Georgia, 1974:[9]

  • George Busbee - 551,106 (59.86%)
  • Lester Maddox - 369,608 (40.14%)

American Independent Party presidential convention, 1976:[10]

United States presidential election, 1976:

Democratic primary for Governor of Georgia, 1990:[11]

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See also[edit]

Electoral history of Jimmy Carter