1978 General Election Results: U.S. House (District 8)

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 7, 1978
51.99%
Hugh Joel Deckard*, Republican, 83,019 votes
48.01%
David L. Cornwell (i), Democratic, 76,654 votes
Out of 159,673 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,365 (3.98%)