General Election Overview: November 7, 1972

Official Tabulation: November 7, 1972

 

PRESIDENT

*Richard M. Nixon (R) 2,441,827

George S. McGovern (D) 1,558,889

John C. Schmitz (Amer. Ind.) 80,067

Louis Fisher (Socialist) 7,107

Gus Hall 6,437

Edward A. Wallace (WI) 460

 

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT
(Full Term Commencing January 1, 1973)

*William B. Brown 1,626,899

Louis J. Schneider Jr. 1,328,144

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT (Full Term Commencing January 2, 1973)

*Paul W. Brown 1,957,760

Lloyd O. Brown 996,674

 

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT
(Unexpired Term Ending December 31, 1974)

*Frank D. Celebrezze 1,557,329

Robert E. Leach 1,485,395

 

MANDATORY SUBMISSION OF CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTION: Shall there be a convention to revise, alter, or amend the constitution?

YES 1,291,267

NO 2,142,534

 

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Conditions for and prohibitions upon the levy of a tax on income, except a municipal income tax, or increasing the rates thereof, without the approval of the majority of the voting electors.

YES 1,164,653

NO 2,571,516

Turnout

NUMBER OF PRECINCTS 12,613

NUMBER OF ELECTORS VOTING 4,219,645

(WI) Denotes write-in.