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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1961 - 12:00pm
Turnout 40.77% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH May 07, 2018 02:37am
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, V. 3, Scammon, p. 440
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1952
NameWilliam Casey Marland Votes454,898 (51.54%)
Term01/03/1953 - 01/03/1957 Margin27,269 (+3.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1960
NameWilliam Wallace Barron Votes446,755 (53.99%)
Term01/16/1961 - 01/18/1965 Margin66,090 (+7.99%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 08, 1956 WV Governor - R Primary Cecil Underwood
R 194,668
May 08, 1956 WV Governor - D Primary Robert H. Mollohan
D 348,914
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Name Cecil Underwood Rep. Robert H. Mollohan  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Certified Votes440,502 (53.88%) 377,131 (46.13%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -63,371 (-7.75%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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