1978 General Election Results: U.S. House (District 5)

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 7, 1978
67.61%
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis (i)*, Republican, 94,950 votes
32.39%
Max Ervin Heiss, Democratic, 45,479 votes
Out of 140,429 votes casts, the margin of victory was 49,471 (35.22%)