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Parents > United States > Missouri > 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 14, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 09, 1961 - 12:00pm
Turnout 45.73% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH May 11, 2018 12:50am
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 24, Scammon, p. 257
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1952
NamePhil M. Donnelly Votes983,166 (52.54%)
Term01/12/1953 - 01/14/1957 Margin96,796 (+5.17%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1960
NameJohn M. Dalton Votes1,095,200 (58.03%)
Term01/09/1961 - 01/11/1965 Margin303,069 (+16.06%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 07, 1956 MO Governor - D Primary James T. Blair Jr.
D 439,807
Aug 07, 1956 MO Governor - R Primary Lon Hocker
R 203,909
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Name Lt. Gov. James T. Blair Jr. Lon Hocker  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Certified Votes941,528 (52.07%) 866,810 (47.93%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -74,718 (-4.13%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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