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Parents > United States > Alabama > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1878 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 05, 1878 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 05, 1878 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start November 28, 1878 - 12:00pm
Term End December 01, 1880 - 12:00pm
Turnout 8.85% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker July 27, 2005 03:54pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won08/07/1876
NameGeorge Smith Houston Votes107,118 (65.80%)
Term11/28/1876 - 11/28/1878 Margin51,436 (+31.59%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won08/02/1880
NameRufus Wills Cobb Votes134,905 (76.10%)
Term12/01/1880 - 12/01/1882 Margin92,542 (+52.20%)
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Name Rufus Wills Cobb  
PartyDemocratic  
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Uncertified Votes88,255 (100.00%)  
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