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Parents > United States > New Mexico > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 36.96% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH September 12, 2017 08:22pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 3, Scammon, p. 265
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1954
NameJohn F. Simms Votes110,583 (57.01%)
Term01/03/1955 - 01/03/1957 Margin27,210 (+14.03%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameJohn Burroughs Votes103,481 (50.47%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/03/1961 Margin1,914 (+0.93%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 08, 1956 NM Governor - D Primary John F. Simms
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Name Gov. Edwin L. Mechem (I) Gov. John F. Simms  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Certified Votes131,488 (52.23%) 120,263 (47.77%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -11,225 (-4.46%)  
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