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  KY Governor
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Parents > United States > Kentucky > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1959 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1959 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start December 08, 1959 - 12:00pm
Term End December 10, 1963 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.97% Total Population
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifiedRBH June 13, 2011 08:40pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 24, Scammon, p. 185
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1955
NameA. B. "Happy" Chandler Votes451,647 (58.02%)
Term12/13/1955 - 12/08/1959 Margin128,976 (+16.57%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1963
NameEdward T. "Ned" Breathitt Votes449,551 (50.74%)
Term12/10/1963 - 12/12/1967 Margin13,055 (+1.47%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 25, 1959 KY Governor - R Primary John M. Robsion, Jr.
R 73,140
May 25, 1959 KY Governor - D Primary Bert T. Combs
D 559,700
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Name Bert T. Combs Rep. John M. Robsion, Jr.  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes516,549 (60.56%) 336,456 (39.44%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -180,093 (-21.11%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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