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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1940 - 05:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1940 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1940 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1941 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1943 - 12:00pm
Turnout 46.54% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedRMF October 18, 2009 11:43pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
Massachusetts Election Statistics 1942, p. 4
County-level Results From [Link]
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1938
NameLeverett Saltonstall Votes941,465 (53.31%)
Term01/04/1939 - 01/03/1941 Margin147,581 (+8.36%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1942
NameLeverett Saltonstall Votes758,402 (54.11%)
Term01/03/1943 - 01/03/1945 Margin128,137 (+9.14%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 17, 1940 MA Governor - D Primary Paul A. Dever
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Name (I) Gov. Leverett Saltonstall Attorney General Paul A. Dever Otis Archer Hood Jeffrey W. Campbell Henning A. Blomen E. Tallmadge Root (W) Others
PartyRepublican Democratic Communist Socialist Socialist Labor Prohibition Other
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Certified Votes999,223 (49.74%) 993,635 (49.46%) 5,547 (0.28%) 4,623 (0.23%) 3,463 (0.17%) 2,320 (0.12%) 9 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -5,588 (-0.28%) -993,676 (-49.47%) -994,600 (-49.51%) -995,760 (-49.57%) -996,903 (-49.63%) -999,214 (-49.74%)
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