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Parents > United States > Georgia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1857 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 05, 1857 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 05, 1857 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start November 06, 1857 - 12:00pm
Term End November 06, 1859 - 12:00pm
Turnout 11.53% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker March 14, 2005 01:01pm
Data SourcesUnited States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860 The Official Results by State and County Michael J. Dubin

Congressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections, 2nd edition.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won10/01/1855
NameHerschel V. Johnson Votes54,136 (52.14%)
Term11/09/1855 - 11/06/1857 Margin10,778 (+10.38%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won10/03/1859
NameJoseph Emerson Brown Votes63,784 (60.39%)
Term11/04/1859 - 11/01/1861 Margin21,954 (+20.79%)
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Name Joseph Emerson Brown Benjamin Harvey Hill  
PartyDemocratic American  
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Uncertified Votes57,631 (55.14%) 46,889 (44.86%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -10,742 (-10.28%)  
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