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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1971 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1971 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 18, 1972 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1976 - 12:00pm
Turnout 35.21% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH August 21, 2007 04:36pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly's Guide to U S Elections, second edition p511 and America Votes 10
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1967
NameJohn Bell Williams Votes315,318 (70.27%)
Term01/16/1968 - 01/18/1972 Margin181,939 (+40.55%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1975
NameCliff Finch Votes369,568 (52.19%)
Term01/20/1976 - 01/15/1980 Margin49,936 (+7.05%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 03, 1971 MS Governor - D Primary Charles L. Sullivan
D 762,987
Aug 24, 1971 MS Governor - D Runoff William L. Waller
D 719,188
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Name William L. Waller Mayor Charles Evers Tom Brady  
PartyDemocratic Independent Independent  
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Uncertified Votes601,222 (77.02%) 172,762 (22.13%) 6,653 (0.85%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -428,460 (-54.89%) -594,569 (-76.16%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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