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Parents > United States > New Jersey > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 07, 1953 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 03, 1953 - 05:00am
Polls Close November 03, 1953 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 19, 1954 - 12:00pm
Term End January 21, 1958 - 12:00pm
Turnout 37.45% Total Population
Contributor*crickets chirp*
Last ModifiedRBH June 25, 2010 03:50pm
Data SourcesTrenton Evening Times, 12/2/1953
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1949
NameAlfred E. Driscoll Votes885,882 (51.54%)
Term01/17/1950 - 01/19/1954 Margin75,860 (+4.41%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1957
NameRobert B. Meyner Votes1,101,130 (54.55%)
Term01/21/1958 - 01/16/1962 Margin203,809 (+10.10%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 21, 1953 NJ Governor - R Primary Paul L. Troast
Apr 21, 1953 NJ Governor - D Primary Robert B. Meyner
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Name Robert B. Meyner Paul L. Troast Clendenin Ryan Henry J. Krajewski Albert Ronis  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Voters Veterans Bonus Now Socialist Labor  
Uncertified Votes962,710 (53.17%) 809,068 (44.68%) 23,271 (1.29%) 12,881 (0.71%) 2,882 (0.16%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -153,642 (-8.48%) -939,439 (-51.88%) -949,829 (-52.45%) -959,828 (-53.01%)  
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