General Election Overview: November 7, 1978

Official Tabulation: November 7, 1978

GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Richard F. Celeste and

Michael J. Dorrian (D) 1,354,631

Allan Friedman and

Bruce Wood 21,951

Robert Menefee and

Johnnie Menefee Jr. (WI) 25

John O`Neill and

Conrad Gutermuth 29,413

*James A. Rhodes and

George V. Voinovich (R) 1,402,167

Patricia H. Wright and

John M. Gaige 35,164

CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT
(Unexpired Term Ending December 31, 1980)

*Frank D. Celebrezze 1,433,974

Thomas M. Herbert 1,037,938

 

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT
(Full Term Commencing January 1, 1979)

*William B. Brown 1,446,250

Richard M. Markus 880,762

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT
(Full Term Commencing January 2, 1979)

Clifford F. Brown 919,379

*Paul W. Brown 1,221,278

ATTORNEY GENERAL

*William J. Brown (D) 1,700,262

George C. Smith (R) 968,220

AUDITOR OF STATE

*Thomas E. Ferguson (D) 1,455,219

Donald E. Lukens (R) 1,177,329

SECRETARY OF STATE

Ted W. Brown (R) 1,356,959(R)

*Anthony J. Celebrezze Jr. (D) 1,365,219(R)

TREASURER OF STATE

*Gertrude W. Donahey (D) 1,639,317

George C. Rogers (R) 941,852

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY: To modify the procedures by which the voters of a county may adopt, amend, or repeal a charter form of county government.

YES 1,297,846

NO 1,039,259

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY: Allows the General Assembly to regulate prison labor by law; removes constitutional restrictions on sale of prison made goods.

YES 1,281,941

NO 1,083,814

Turnout

NUMBER OF PRECINCTS 13,179

NUMBER OF ELECTORS VOTING 3,017,700

 

(WI) Denotes write-in.

(R) Recount.