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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1944 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1944 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1944 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 15, 1945 - 12:00pm
Term End January 17, 1949 - 12:00pm
Turnout 38.16% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker July 21, 2005 02:44pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1940
NameMatthew M. Neely Votes496,028 (56.38%)
Term01/20/1941 - 01/15/1945 Margin112,330 (+12.77%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1948
NameOkey Leonidas Patteson Votes438,752 (57.12%)
Term01/03/1949 - 01/03/1953 Margin109,443 (+14.25%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 09, 1944 WV Governor - D Primary Clarence Watson Meadows
D 193,872
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Name Clarence Watson Meadows Daniel Boone Dawson  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes395,122 (54.44%) 330,649 (45.56%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -64,473 (-8.88%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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