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Parents > United States > Florida > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1960 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1960 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1960 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1961 - 12:00pm
Term End January 05, 1965 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.66% Total Population
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Last ModifiedSome say... October 20, 2004 07:50pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1956
NameLeRoy Collins Votes747,753 (73.69%)
Term01/03/1957 - 01/03/1961 Margin480,773 (+47.38%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameHaydon Burns Votes933,554 (56.12%)
Term01/05/1965 - 01/03/1967 Margin247,257 (+14.86%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 03, 1960 FL Governor - D Primary Farris Bryant
D 937,067
May 03, 1960 FL Governor - R Primary George C. Petersen
R 89,686
May 24, 1960 FL Governor - D Runoff Farris Bryant
D 928,809
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Name Farris Bryant George C. Petersen  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes849,407 (59.85%) 569,936 (40.16%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -279,471 (-19.69%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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