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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1959 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1959 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 19, 1960 - 12:00pm
Term End January 21, 1964 - 12:00pm
Turnout 2.65% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH September 06, 2016 12:23am
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 24, Scammon, p. 247
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1955
NameJames P. Coleman Votes40,707 (100.00%)
Term01/17/1956 - 01/19/1960 Margin40,707 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1963
NamePaul B. Johnson, Jr. Votes225,456 (61.94%)
Term01/21/1964 - 01/16/1968 Margin86,941 (+23.89%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 04, 1959 MS Governor - D Primary Ross R. Barnett
D 441,047
Aug 25, 1959 MS Governor - D Runoff Ross R. Barnett
D 424,263
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United States 1959 - MAP

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Name Ross R. Barnett  
PartyDemocratic  
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Certified Votes57,671 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
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