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Parents > United States > Wisconsin > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1956 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 45.36% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedAndy March 30, 2013 12:29am
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America Votes, Vol. 2, Scammon, p. 444
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1954
NameWalter J. Kohler Votes596,158 (51.45%)
Term01/03/1955 - 01/03/1957 Margin35,411 (+3.06%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameGaylord A. Nelson Votes644,296 (53.59%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/03/1961 Margin87,905 (+7.31%)
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Name Attorney General Vernon W. Thomson William Proxmire (W) Scattering  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent  
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Certified Votes808,273 (51.89%) 749,421 (48.11%) 94 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -58,852 (-3.78%) -808,179 (-51.88%)  
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