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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1859 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 26, 1859 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close May 26, 1859 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1860 - 12:00pm
Term End April 17, 1861 - 12:00pm
Turnout 10.47% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker March 08, 2007 12:37am
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 Won05/24/1855
NameHenry A. Wise Votes83,275 (53.17%)
Term01/03/1856 - 01/03/1860 Margin9,921 (+6.33%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyUnion Won12/02/1863
NameFrancis Harrison Pierpont Votes3,755 (100.00%)
Term05/24/1865 - 04/16/1868 Margin3,755 (+100.00%)
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Name Rep. John Letcher Rep. William L. Goggin  
PartyDemocratic Opposition  
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Uncertified Votes77,216 (51.89%) 71,592 (48.11%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -5,624 (-3.78%)  
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