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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1855 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 01, 1855 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 01, 1855 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start November 09, 1855 - 12:00pm
Term End November 06, 1857 - 12:00pm
Turnout 11.46% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker March 14, 2005 12:54pm
Data SourcesUnited States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860 The Official Results by State and County Michael J. Dubin
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyStates Rights Won10/03/1853
NameHerschel V. Johnson Votes47,638 (50.27%)
Term11/09/1853 - 11/09/1855 Margin510 (+0.54%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won10/05/1857
NameJoseph Emerson Brown Votes57,631 (55.14%)
Term11/06/1857 - 11/06/1859 Margin10,742 (+10.28%)
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Name (I) Gov. Herschel V. Johnson Garnett Andrews B. H. Overby  
PartyDemocratic American Temperance  
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Uncertified Votes54,136 (52.14%) 43,358 (41.76%) 6,331 (6.10%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -10,778 (-10.38%) -47,805 (-46.04%)  
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