1978 Nevada gubernatorial election

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Nevada gubernatorial election, 1978

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Nominee Robert List Robert E. Rose
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 108,097 76,361
Percentage 56.2% 39.7%

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County results

Governor before election

Mike O'Callaghan
Democratic

Elected Governor

Robert List
Republican

The Nevada gubernatorial election of 1978 occurred on November 7, 1978. Incumbent Democratic governor Mike O'Callaghan was term-limited. Republican candidate Robert List was elected Governor of Nevada, defeating Democratic candidate Robert E. Rose.

Results[edit]

Nevada gubernatorial election, 1978[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Robert List 108,097 56.17%
Democratic Robert E. Rose 76,361 39.68%
Independent American Thomas F. Jefferson 3,282 1.71%
None of These Candidates None of These Candidates 3,218 1.67%
Libertarian John W. Grayson, Jr. 1,487 0.77%
Total votes 192,445 100
Republican win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1978 General Election Returns". Nevada Secretary of State. Archived from the original on July 3, 2014. Retrieved December 29, 2014.