Who won the 1966 Georgia election?

Who won the 1966 Georgia election?

1966 United States Senate election in Georgia

Nominee Richard Russell Jr. Harry Hyde
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 596,209 61,922
Percentage 90.59% 9.41%

Which Georgia governor was elected in 1966 despite being a strict segregationist?

Lester Maddox
Governor Jimmy Carter
Preceded by George T. Smith
Succeeded by Zell Miller
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Who ran for governor in 1966?

1966 California gubernatorial election

Nominee Ronald Reagan Pat Brown
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 3,742,913 2,749,174
Percentage 57.5% 42.3%

Who was governor of Georgia 1994?

1994 Georgia gubernatorial election

Nominee Zell Miller Guy Millner
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 788,926 756,371
Percentage 51.1% 48.9%

Which Georgia governor appointed more African Americans?

But his outspoken opposition to civil rights boosted his popularity statewide, and he won the 1966 election. As governor, Maddox surprisingly appointed more African-Americans to state positions than all previous governors combined. He was elected lieutenant governor in 1971.

Who were the governors of Georgia?

Brian Kemp (Republican Party)SinceĀ 2019

Who did Ronald Reagan run against in the presidential election?

1984 United States presidential election

Nominee Ronald Reagan Walter Mondale
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Minnesota
Running mate George H. W. Bush Geraldine Ferraro
Electoral vote 525 13

Was Ronald Reagan ever a governor?

Ronald Reagan was the Governor of California for two terms, the first beginning in 1967 and the second in 1971. He left office in 1975, declining to run for a third term. Harmer served as lieutenant governors over the course of his governorship.

What is Nathan Deal known for?

John Nathan Deal (born August 25, 1942) is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 82nd governor of Georgia from 2011 to 2019. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives as a member of the Democratic Party in 1992 and switched to the Republican Party in 1995.

Is Sonny Perdue related to David Perdue?

Perdue is the first cousin of former Governor of Georgia and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.

How many terms can the governor of Georgia serve?

The governor holds the office for four years and can choose to run for reelection. The Governor is not eligible to serve more than eight years in any twelve-year period.


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