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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1991 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1991 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1991 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 14, 1992 - 12:00pm
Term End January 16, 1996 - 12:00pm
Turnout 27.64% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedSteve Boudreaux May 24, 2010 04:37pm
Data SourcesAlmanac of American Politics
Description Fordice becomes the first Republican to win the Mississippi Governor's Mansion since Reconstruction.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1987
NameRay Mabus Jr. Votes385,689 (53.44%)
Term01/12/1988 - 01/14/1992 Margin49,683 (+6.88%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1995
NameKirk Fordice Votes455,261 (55.56%)
Term01/16/1996 - 01/11/2000 Margin91,051 (+11.11%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 17, 1991 MS Governor - R Primary Kirk Fordice R 63,651
Sep 17, 1991 MS Governor - D Primary Ray Mabus Jr. D 726,465
Oct 08, 1991 MS Governor - R Runoff Kirk Fordice R 52,375
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Name Kirk Fordice (I) Gov. Ray Mabus Jr. Shawn O'Hara  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent  
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Uncertified Votes361,500 (50.83%) 338,459 (47.59%) 11,253 (1.58%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -23,041 (-3.24%) -350,247 (-49.25%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $901,823.00 12/1 $3,311,437.00 12/1 $6,100.00  
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