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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1948 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1948 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1949 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1953 - 12:00pm
Turnout 40.38% Total Population
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Last ModifiedRBH May 30, 2016 12:32am
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, V.3, Scammon, p. 440
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1944
NameClarence Watson Meadows Votes395,122 (54.44%)
Term01/15/1945 - 01/17/1949 Margin64,473 (+8.88%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1952
NameWilliam Casey Marland Votes454,898 (51.54%)
Term01/03/1953 - 01/03/1957 Margin27,269 (+3.09%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 11, 1948 WV Governor - D Primary Okey Leonidas Patteson
D 285,553
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Name Okey Leonidas Patteson Herbert Boreman  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Certified Votes438,752 (57.13%) 329,309 (42.88%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -109,443 (-14.25%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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