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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 February 26, 1941 - 12:00pm
Term End January 08, 1945 - 12:00pm
Turnout 48.12% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH August 08, 2007 03:45pm
Data SourcesMissouri Manual, 1941-1942
Description The Missouri House of Representatives refused to certify the election of Donnell until being ordered to do so by the Missouri Supreme Court. The House challenged the election due to Donnell's margin of victory.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1936
NameLloyd Crow Stark Votes1,037,133 (57.06%)
Term01/11/1937 - 02/26/1941 Margin264,199 (+14.54%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1944
NamePhil M. Donnelly Votes793,490 (50.94%)
Term01/08/1945 - 01/10/1949 Margin30,582 (+1.96%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 06, 1940 MO Governor - R Primary Forrest C. Donnell
Aug 06, 1940 MO Governor - D Primary Larry McDaniel
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Name Forrest C. Donnell Larry McDaniel Jed A. High William Wesley Cox  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Socialist Labor  
Uncertified Votes911,530 (50.05%) 907,917 (49.85%) 1,555 (0.09%) 205 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,613 (-0.20%) -909,975 (-49.97%) -911,325 (-50.04%)  
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