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Parents > United States > Tennessee > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1938 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 08, 1938 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 08, 1938 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 16, 1939 - 12:00pm
Term End January 06, 1941 - 12:00pm
Turnout 11.22% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker July 29, 2005 02:21pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1936
NameGordon Weaver Browning Votes332,523 (80.38%)
Term01/15/1937 - 01/16/1939 Margin255,131 (+61.67%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1940
NamePrentice Cooper Votes323,466 (72.09%)
Term01/16/1941 - 01/16/1943 Margin198,221 (+44.18%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 04, 1938 TN Governor - D Primary Prentice Cooper
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Name Prentice Cooper Howard H. Baker  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Uncertified Votes210,567 (71.72%) 83,031 (28.28%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -127,536 (-43.44%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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