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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1936 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1936 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1936 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 18, 1937 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1941 - 12:00pm
Turnout 48.13% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker July 29, 2005 02:49pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1932
NameHerman Guy Kump Votes402,316 (53.77%)
Term03/04/1933 - 01/18/1937 Margin59,656 (+7.97%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1940
NameMatthew M. Neely Votes496,028 (56.38%)
Term01/20/1941 - 01/15/1945 Margin112,330 (+12.77%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 12, 1936 WV Governor - D Primary Homer A. Holt D 288,977
May 12, 1936 WV Governor - R Primary Summers H. Sharp R 204,185
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Name Homer A. Holt Summers H. Sharp  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes492,333 (59.16%) 339,890 (40.84%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -152,443 (-18.32%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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