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Parents > United States > Oregon > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1956 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 14, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 12, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 48.07% Total Population
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Last ModifiedSome say... January 23, 2005 12:13pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/31/1956
NameElmo Smith Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/31/1956 - 01/03/1957 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1958
NameMark Odom Hatfield Votes331,900 (55.32%)
Term01/12/1959 - 01/03/1963 Margin63,966 (+10.66%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 18, 1956 OR Governor - D Primary Robert D. Holmes
May 18, 1956 OR Governor - R Primary Elmo Smith
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Name Robert D. Holmes (I) Gov. Elmo Smith  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Uncertified Votes369,439 (50.52%) 361,840 (49.48%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -7,599 (-1.04%)  
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