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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 05:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1946 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1946 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 14, 1947 - 12:00pm
Term End March 18, 1947 - 12:00pm
Turnout 4.65% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH June 21, 2011 03:05pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
Description

Eugene Talmadge died before his inauguration. The legislature elected Herman Talmadge to the vacancy, but the state supreme court declared his election unconstitutional and placed Ellis G. Arnall back in office. Arnall then immediately resigned and was succeeded by the lieutenant governor.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1942
NameEllis Arnall Votes62,200 (96.30%)
Term01/12/1943 - 01/14/1947 Margin60,669 (+93.93%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/16/1947
NameHerman Talmadge Votes161 (64.92%)
Term01/16/1947 - 03/18/1947 Margin74 (+29.84%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jul 17, 1946 GA Governor - D Primary Eugene Talmadge
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Name Gov. Eugene Talmadge (W) Herman Talmadge (W) James V. Carmichael (W) D. Talmadge Bowers (I) (W) Gov. Ellis Arnall (W) Others (W) Gov. Eurith D. Rivers
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Independent Democratic Other Democratic
Uncertified Votes143,279 (98.54%) 675 (0.46%) 669 (0.46%) 637 (0.44%) 122 (0.08%) 9 (0.01%) 6 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -142,604 (-98.08%) -142,610 (-98.08%) -142,642 (-98.10%) -143,157 (-98.46%) -143,270 (-98.53%) -143,273 (-98.54%)
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Name (W) Hoke O'Kelley  
PartyDemocratic  
Uncertified Votes4 (0.00%)  
Margin-143,275 (-98.54%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
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