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DescriptionThe state's 1890 constitution requires gubernatorial candidates to win both a majority of the statewide vote and a majority of the 122 districts that make up the state House. Otherwise, the State House chooses the winner from the top two.

RACES [Show Primaries]
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Date Type Results
Nov 05, 2019 General Election
 Tate Reeves
459,396
51.91%
 Jim Hood
414,368
46.83%
 David R. Singletary
8,522
0.96%
 Bob Hickingbottom
2,625
0.30%
Nov 03, 2015 General Election
 Phil Bryant(I)
476,697
66.38%
 Robert Gray
231,643
32.25%
 Shawn O'Hara
9,845
1.37%
Nov 08, 2011 General Election
 Phil Bryant
544,851
60.98%
 Johnny DuPree
348,617
39.02%
Nov 06, 2007 General Election
 Haley Barbour(I)
430,807
57.90%
 John Arthur Eaves Jr.
313,232
42.10%
Nov 04, 2003 General Election
 Haley Barbour
470,404
52.59%
 Ronnie Musgrove(I)
409,787
45.81%
 John Thomas Cripps
6,317
0.71%
 Shawn O'Hara
4,070
0.46%
 Sherman Lee Dillon
3,909
0.44%
Nov 02, 1999 General Election
 Ronnie Musgrove
379,033
49.62%
 Mike Parker
370,691
48.52%
 Jerry Ladner
8,208
1.07%
 Helen Perkins
6,005
0.79%
Nov 07, 1995 General Election
 Kirk Fordice(I)
455,261
55.56%
 Dick Molpus
364,210
44.44%
Nov 05, 1991 General Election
 Kirk Fordice
361,500
50.83%
 Ray Mabus Jr.(I)
338,459
47.59%
 Shawn O'Hara
11,253
1.58%
Nov 03, 1987 General Election
 Ray Mabus Jr.
385,689
53.44%
 Jack Reed, Sr.
336,006
46.56%
Nov 08, 1983 General Election
 Bill Allain
409,209
55.09%
 Leon Bramlett
288,764
38.88%
 Charles Evers
30,593
4.12%
 Billie H. Taylor
7,869
1.06%
 Henry McMullen Williams
6,302
0.85%
Nov 07, 1979 General Election
 William F. Winter
413,620
61.07%
 Gil Carmichael
263,702
38.93%
Nov 04, 1975 General Election
 Cliff Finch
369,568
52.20%
 Gil Carmichael
319,632
45.14%
 Henry Jay Kirksey
18,833
2.66%
Nov 02, 1971 General Election
 William L. Waller
601,222
77.02%
 Charles Evers
172,762
22.13%
 Tom Brady
6,653
0.85%
Nov 07, 1967 General Election
 John Bell Williams
315,318
70.27%
 Rubel L. Phillips
133,379
29.73%
Nov 05, 1963 General Election
 Paul B. Johnson, Jr.
225,456
61.94%
 Rubel L. Phillips
138,515
38.06%
Nov 03, 1959 General Election
 Ross R. Barnett
57,671
100.00%
Nov 08, 1955 General Election
 James P. Coleman
40,707
100.00%
Nov 06, 1951 General Election
 Hugh L. White
43,422
100.00%
Nov 04, 1947 General Election
 Fielding L. Wright(I)
166,095
97.59%
 George L. Sheldon
4,102
2.41%
Nov 02, 1946 Appointment
 Fielding L. Wright
1
100.00%
Dec 26, 1943 Appointment
 Dennis Murphree
1
100.00%
Nov 02, 1943 General Election
 Thomas L. Bailey
50,488
100.00%
Nov 07, 1939 General Election
 Paul B. Johnson, Sr.
61,614
100.00%
Nov 05, 1935 General Election
 Hugh L. White
45,881
100.00%
Nov 03, 1931 General Election
 Martin S. Conner
45,942
100.00%
Nov 08, 1927 General Election
 Theodore G. Bilbo
31,717
100.00%
Mar 18, 1927 Appointment
 Dennis Murphree
1
100.00%
Nov 06, 1923 General Election
 Henry L. Whitfield
29,138
100.00%
Nov 04, 1919 General Election
 Lee M. Russell
39,239
96.96%
 J. T. Lester
1,231
3.04%
Nov 02, 1915 General Election
 Theodore G. Bilbo
50,541
92.59%
 J. T. Lester
4,046
7.41%
Nov 07, 1911 General Election
 Earl Brewer
40,471
95.18%
 Sumner W. Rose
2,049
4.82%
Nov 05, 1907 General Election
 Edmund F. Noel
29,528
100.00%
Nov 03, 1903 General Election
 James K. Vardaman
32,191
100.00%
Nov 07, 1899 General Election
 Andrew H. Longino
42,273
87.40%
 R. K. Prewitt
6,097
12.60%
Nov 05, 1895 General Election
 Anselm J. McLaurin
46,870
72.07%
 Frank Burkett
18,167
27.93%
Nov 01, 1889 General Election
 John M. Stone
84,929
99.98%
  Others
16
0.02%
Nov 03, 1885 General Election
 Robert Lowry(I)
88,783
99.01%
 Put Darden
824
0.92%
  Others
64
0.07%
Nov 08, 1881 General Election
 Robert Lowry
76,805
59.63%
 Benjamin King
51,994
40.37%
Nov 06, 1877 General Election
 John M. Stone(I)
96,376
99.95%
  Others
47
0.05%
Mar 29, 1876 Appointment
 John M. Stone
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1873 General Election
 Adelbert Ames
73,324
58.11%
 James L. Alcorn(I)
52,857
41.89%
Nov 30, 1869 General Election
 James L. Alcorn
76,186
66.66%
 Lewis T. Dent
38,097
33.34%
Jun 22, 1868 General Election
 Benjamin Grubb Humphreys
62,321
52.64%
 Beriah B. Eggleston
56,072
47.36%
  Others
5
0.00%
Jun 15, 1868 Appointment
 Adelbert Ames
1
100.00%
Oct 02, 1865 General Election
 Benjamin Grubb Humphreys
19,037
42.09%
 E. S. Fisher
15,557
34.40%
 W. S. Patton
10,519
23.26%
  Others
116
0.26%
Jun 13, 1865 Appointment
 William L. Sharkey
1
100.00%
Oct 03, 1859 General Election
 John J. Pettus
34,559
77.03%
 Harvey W. Walter
10,308
22.97%
Oct 05, 1857 General Election
 William McWillie
27,377
66.01%
 Edward M. Yerger
14,095
33.99%
Nov 06, 1855 General Election
 John Jones McRae(I)
32,666
54.22%
 Charles D. Fontaine
27,579
45.78%
Jan 05, 1854 Appointment
 John J. Pettus
1
100.00%
Nov 08, 1853 General Election
 John Jones McRae
32,116
54.07%
 Francis M. Rogers
27,279
45.93%
Nov 04, 1851 General Election
 Henry Stuart Foote
29,358
50.87%
 Jefferson Davis
28,359
49.13%
Nov 04, 1851 Appointment
 James Whitfield
1
100.00%
Feb 03, 1851 Appointment
 John I. Guion
1
100.00%
Nov 06, 1849 General Election
 John A. Quitman
33,117
59.02%
 Luke Lea
22,996
40.98%
Nov 02, 1847 General Election
 Joseph W. Matthews
26,995
64.78%
 Alexander B. Bradford
13,997
33.59%
  Scattering
682
1.64%
Nov 04, 1845 General Election
 Albert Gallatin Brown(I)
28,310
66.08%
 Thomas Coopwood
12,852
30.00%
 Isaac N. Davis
1,683
3.93%
Nov 07, 1843 General Election
 Albert Gallatin Brown
21,035
52.98%
 G. R. Clayton
17,322
43.63%
 Thomas H. Williams
1,343
3.38%
Nov 02, 1841 General Election
 Tilghman M. Tucker
19,059
53.17%
 D. O. Shattuck
16,784
46.83%
Nov 05, 1839 General Election
 Alexander G. McNutt(I)
18,900
54.33%
 Edward Turner
15,886
45.67%
Nov 07, 1837 General Election
 Alexander G. McNutt
12,936
46.45%
 J. B. Morgan
9,896
35.54%
 John A. Grimball
4,974
17.86%
  Scattering
41
0.15%
Nov 20, 1835 Appointment
 John A. Quitman
1
100.00%
Nov 03, 1835 General Election
 Charles Lynch
9,867
51.10%
 Hiram G. Runnels(I)
9,441
48.90%
Nov 05, 1833 General Election
 Hiram G. Runnels
6,705
52.29%
 Abram M. Scott(I)
6,117
47.71%
Jun 12, 1833 Appointment
 Charles Lynch
1
100.00%
Aug 02, 1831 General Election
 Abram M. Scott
3,953
31.61%
 Hiram G. Runnels
3,711
29.67%
 Charles Lynch
2,902
23.20%
 Wiley P. Harris
1,449
11.59%
 Adam Gordon
492
3.93%
Aug 04, 1829 General Election
 Gerard C. Brandon(I)
7,344
64.79%
 George W. Winchester
3,991
35.21%
Aug 07, 1827 General Election
 Gerard C. Brandon(I)
5,482
50.47%
 Daniel Williams
3,519
32.40%
 Beverly R. Grayson
1,861
17.13%
Jul 25, 1826 Appointment
 Gerard C. Brandon
1
100.00%
Nov 17, 1825 Appointment
 Gerard C. Brandon
1
100.00%
Aug 02, 1825 General Election
 David Holmes
7,846
83.96%
 Cowles Mead
1,499
16.04%
Aug 05, 1823 General Election
 Walter Leake(I)
3,996
47.05%
 David Dickson
2,511
29.57%
 William Lattimore
1,986
23.38%
Aug 07, 1821 General Election
 Walter Leake
4,780
77.13%
 Charles B. Green
1,269
20.48%
 George B. Green
148
2.39%
Aug 03, 1819 General Election
 George Poindexter
2,721
61.52%
 Thomas Hinds
1,702
38.48%
Sep 02, 1817 General Election
 David Holmes
4,108
100.00%

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