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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1849 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 01, 1849 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 01, 1849 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start November 03, 1849 - 12:00pm
Term End November 05, 1851 - 12:00pm
Turnout 13.00% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker March 14, 2005 12:36pm
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 Won10/04/1847
NameGeorge W. Towns Votes43,219 (50.75%)
Term11/03/1847 - 11/03/1849 Margin1,278 (+1.50%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyUnion Won10/06/1851
NameHowell Cobb Votes57,417 (59.66%)
Term11/05/1851 - 11/09/1853 Margin18,593 (+19.32%)
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Name (I) Gov. George W. Towns Edward Y. Hill  
PartyDemocratic Whig  
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Uncertified Votes46,534 (51.77%) 43,352 (48.23%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,182 (-3.54%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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