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June 4, 1974

Special Election

Special Election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Congressman William S. Mailliard (CD-06). Mailliard resigned after being appointed U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS).

John Burton Democratic 50% Win
Thomas Caylor Republican 21.1% Loss
Leslie Alan Grant Democratic 2.1% Loss
Sean McCarthy Republican 5.3% Loss
Terrence "T.V." McGuire Democratic 8.7% Loss
Alan F. Reeves Democratic 4.1% Loss
Jean Wall Republican 5.8% Loss
Wesley Wilkes Republican 2.7% Loss

Primary Election

Superintendent of Public Instruction
Everett T. Calvert Nonpartisan 7.7% Loss
Mariana Alarcon Hernandez Nonpartisan 4.1% Loss
Harold G. Jindrich Nonpartisan 4.6% Loss
Warren Linville Nonpartisan 8.2% Loss
Kent Lloyd Nonpartisan 5.7% Loss
Cornelia M. Meyer Nonpartisan 2% Loss
Wilson Riles Nonpartisan 67.7% Win