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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 1955 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1955 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1955 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 17, 1956 - 12:00pm
Term End January 19, 1960 - 12:00pm
Turnout 1.87% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH September 06, 2016 12:22am
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 1, Scammon, p. 181
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1951
NameHugh L. White Votes43,422 (100.00%)
Term01/22/1952 - 01/17/1956 Margin43,422 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1959
NameRoss R. Barnett Votes57,671 (100.00%)
Term01/19/1960 - 01/21/1964 Margin57,671 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 02, 1955 MS Governor - D Primary Paul B. Johnson, Jr. D 436,227
Aug 23, 1955 MS Governor - D Runoff James P. Coleman D 419,161
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Name James P. Coleman  
PartyDemocratic  
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Certified Votes40,707 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
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