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  GA Governor - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Georgia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1948 - 05:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 1948 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 1948 - 08:00pm
Term Start November 17, 1948 - 12:00pm
Term End January 11, 1951 - 12:00pm
Turnout 11.65% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedRBH December 15, 2008 08:08pm
Data SourcesOfficial returns, America Votes, vol. 1, p. 62.
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
Southern Primaries and Elections, 1920-1949, p. 51
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won03/18/1947
NameMelvin E. Thompson Votes1 (100.00%)
Term03/18/1947 - 11/17/1948 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1950
NameHerman Talmadge Votes230,771 (98.44%)
Term01/03/1951 - 01/03/1955 Margin227,446 (+97.02%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 08, 1948 GA Governor - Special D Primary Herman Talmadge
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Name Gov. Herman Talmadge (W) Morgan Blake (W) James Barfoot (I) (W) Gov. Melvin E. Thompson (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Independent Independent Independent Other  
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Uncertified Votes354,711 (97.51%) 8,017 (2.20%) 665 (0.18%) 324 (0.09%) 46 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -346,694 (-95.31%) -354,046 (-97.33%) -354,387 (-97.42%) -354,665 (-97.50%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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