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Parents > United States > Rhode Island > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1956 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 06, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 06, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 48.48% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker July 20, 2005 11:17pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1954
NameDennis J. Roberts Votes189,595 (57.69%)
Term01/06/1955 - 01/06/1957 Margin52,464 (+15.96%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won11/04/1958
NameChristopher Del Sesto Votes176,505 (50.90%)
Term01/06/1959 - 01/03/1961 Margin6,230 (+1.80%)
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Name (I) Gov. Dennis J. Roberts Christopher Del Sesto  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes192,315 (50.09%) 191,604 (49.91%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -711 (-0.19%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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