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Parents > United States > Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1961 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1961 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1961 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1962 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1966 - 10:00pm
Turnout 9.94% Total Population
ContributorThe Sunset Provision
Last ModifiedRBH January 19, 2018 06:00pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1957
NameJames Lindsay Almond, Jr. Votes326,921 (63.16%)
Term01/20/1958 - 01/20/1962 Margin138,293 (+26.72%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1965
NameMills E. Godwin, Jr. Votes269,526 (47.89%)
Term01/16/1966 - 01/17/1970 Margin57,319 (+10.18%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jul 11, 1961 VA Governor - D Primary Albert Sydney Harrison, Jr.
D 352,158
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Name Attorney General Albert Sydney Harrison, Jr. H. Clyde Pearson (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes251,861 (63.85%) 142,567 (36.14%) 62 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -109,294 (-27.71%) -251,799 (-63.83%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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Entry Date -- -- 06/01/1961  
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