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  TX Governor
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Parents > United States > Texas > 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 15, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 22.36% Total Population
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Last ModifiedSteve Boudreaux May 19, 2010 11:35am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1954
NameAllan Shivers Votes569,533 (89.42%)
Term01/19/1955 - 01/15/1957 Margin503,379 (+79.04%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameM. Price Daniel Votes695,779 (88.09%)
Term01/20/1959 - 01/17/1961 Margin601,693 (+76.18%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jul 28, 1956 TX Governor - D Primary M. Price Daniel
D 1,576,870
Aug 25, 1956 TX Governor - D Runoff M. Price Daniel
D 1,392,831
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Name Sen. M. Price Daniel William R. Bryant (W) Sen. Wilbert L. "Pappy" O'Daniel Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Other  
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Uncertified Votes1,350,736 (78.35%) 261,283 (15.16%) 110,234 (6.39%) 1,838 (0.11%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,089,453 (-63.19%) -1,240,502 (-71.95%) -1,348,898 (-78.24%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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