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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1851 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 06, 1851 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 06, 1851 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start November 05, 1851 - 12:00pm
Term End November 09, 1853 - 12:00pm
Turnout 10.62% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker March 14, 2005 12:44pm
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 Won10/01/1849
NameGeorge W. Towns Votes46,534 (51.77%)
Term11/03/1849 - 11/05/1851 Margin3,182 (+3.54%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyStates Rights Won10/03/1853
NameHerschel V. Johnson Votes47,638 (50.27%)
Term11/09/1853 - 11/09/1855 Margin510 (+0.54%)
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Name Speaker of the House Howell Cobb Gov. Charles McDonald  
PartyUnion Southern Rights  
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Uncertified Votes57,417 (59.66%) 38,824 (40.34%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -18,593 (-19.32%)  
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