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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1971 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 24, 1971 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 24, 1971 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 18, 1972 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1976 - 12:00pm
Turnout 32.44% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH May 01, 2018 12:20am
Data SourcesGubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997, p. 123
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1967
NameJohn Bell Williams Votes315,318 (70.27%)
Term01/16/1968 - 01/18/1972 Margin181,939 (+40.55%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1971
NameWilliam L. Waller Votes601,222 (77.02%)
Term01/18/1972 - 01/20/1976 Margin428,460 (+54.89%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMS Governor 11/02/1971
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Name William L. Waller Lt. Gov. Charles L. Sullivan  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes389,952 (54.22%) 329,236 (45.78%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -60,716 (-8.44%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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