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Parents > United States > Georgia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1954 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1954 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1955 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 9.64% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedChronicler November 04, 2006 02:45pm
Data SourcesOfficial returns, America Votes, vol. 1, p. 62. The printed canvass incorrectly stated Griffin's total as 331,898.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1950
NameHerman Talmadge Votes230,771 (98.44%)
Term01/03/1951 - 01/03/1955 Margin227,446 (+97.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameErnest Vandiver Votes168,414 (100.00%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/03/1963 Margin168,414 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 08, 1954 GA Governor - D Primary Marvin Griffin
D 646,235
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Name Lt. Gov. Marvin Griffin (W) Scattering  
PartyDemocratic  
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Uncertified Votes331,899 (99.98%) 67 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -331,832 (-99.96%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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