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Parents > United States > California > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 06, 1954 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 1954 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 1954 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1955 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 38.07% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker August 25, 2004 10:45am
Data SourcesAmerican State Governors, 1776-1976 v1 Joseph and Jessamine Kallenbach
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won10/05/1953
NameGoodwin J. Knight Votes1 (100.00%)
Term10/05/1953 - 01/05/1955 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameEdmund G. "Pat" Brown Votes3,140,076 (59.75%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/03/1963 Margin1,029,165 (+19.58%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 08, 1954 CA Governor - R Primary Goodwin J. Knight
Jun 08, 1954 CA Governor - D Primary Richard P. Graves
MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

11/01/1954 11/01/1954

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name (I) Gov. Goodwin J. Knight Richard P. Graves (W) Scattering  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
Uncertified Votes2,290,519 (56.83%) 1,739,368 (43.16%) 481 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -551,151 (-13.67%) -2,290,038 (-56.82%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website  
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg55.76%-- 40.14%-- 0.00%--  
Field Poll 
11/01/54-11/01/54
57.00% -- 43.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
F Blue Republican
D Some say...
LBT Smart
 

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