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Parents > United States > Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline December 01, 1851 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 01, 1851 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 01, 1851 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1852 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1856 - 12:00pm
Turnout 8.62% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler June 10, 2008 08:31pm
Data SourcesUnited States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860 The Official Results by State and County Michael J Dubin
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won12/12/1848
NameJohn Buchanan Floyd Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/03/1849 - 01/03/1852 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won05/24/1855
NameHenry A. Wise Votes83,275 (53.17%)
Term01/03/1856 - 01/03/1860 Margin9,921 (+6.33%)
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Name Rep. Joseph Johnson Rep. George W. Summers  
PartyDemocratic Whig  
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Uncertified Votes65,527 (53.46%) 57,040 (46.54%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,487 (-6.92%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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