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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1853 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 03, 1853 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 03, 1853 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start November 09, 1853 - 12:00pm
Term End November 09, 1855 - 12:00pm
Turnout 10.46% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker March 14, 2005 12:48pm
Data SourcesUnited States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860 The Official Results by State and County Michael J. Dubin
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyUnion Won10/06/1851
NameHowell Cobb Votes57,417 (59.66%)
Term11/05/1851 - 11/09/1853 Margin18,593 (+19.32%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won10/01/1855
NameHerschel V. Johnson Votes54,136 (52.14%)
Term11/09/1855 - 11/06/1857 Margin10,778 (+10.38%)
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Name Sen. Herschel V. Johnson Charles J. Jenkins  
PartyStates Rights Constitutional Union  
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Uncertified Votes47,638 (50.27%) 47,128 (49.73%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -510 (-0.54%)  
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