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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, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 44.74% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedSome say... January 23, 2005 12:11am
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 3, Scammon, p. 376
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1954
NameJoseph Jacob "Joe" Foss Votes133,878 (56.67%)
Term01/03/1955 - 01/03/1957 Margin31,501 (+13.33%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameRalph Herseth Votes132,761 (51.40%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/03/1961 Margin7,241 (+2.80%)
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Name (I) Gov. Joseph Jacob "Joe" Foss Ralph Herseth  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)158,819 (54.39%) 133,198 (45.61%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -25,621 (-8.77%)  
Estimated Final317,638 (54.39%) 266,396 (45.61%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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