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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 1947 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1947 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1948 - 12:00pm
Term End January 22, 1952 - 12:00pm
Turnout 7.79% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH August 21, 2007 10:00pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 1, Scammon, p. 181
Congressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1946
NameFielding L. Wright Votes1 (100.00%)
Term11/02/1946 - 01/20/1948 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1951
NameHugh L. White Votes43,422 (100.00%)
Term01/22/1952 - 01/17/1956 Margin43,422 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 05, 1947 MS Governor - D Primary Fielding L. Wright
D 365,228
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Name (I) Gov. Fielding L. Wright Gov. George L. Sheldon  
PartyDemocratic Independent Republican  
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Uncertified Votes166,095 (97.59%) 4,102 (2.41%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -161,993 (-95.18%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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