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  GA Governor - Special D Primary
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OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1948 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open September 08, 1948 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Close September 08, 1948 - 12:00pm Central
Term Start November 18, 1948 - 12:00pm
Term End January 11, 1951 - 12:00pm
Turnout 22.13% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH May 13, 2009 10:46pm
Data SourcesSouthern Primaries and Elections, 1920-1949, p. 59
Description Unit vote count
Talmadge - 312
Thompson - 98
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won03/18/1947
NameMelvin E. Thompson Votes1 (100.00%)
Term03/18/1947 - 11/17/1948 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1948
NameHerman Talmadge Votes354,711 (97.51%)
Term11/17/1948 - 01/11/1951 Margin346,694 (+95.31%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceGA Governor - Special Election 11/02/1948
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Name Gov. Herman Talmadge (I) Gov. Melvin E. Thompson Hoke O'Kelley Hoke Willis Joseph A. Rabun  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes357,865 (51.77%) 312,035 (45.14%) 13,226 (1.91%) 4,963 (0.72%) 3,150 (0.46%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -45,830 (-6.63%) -344,639 (-49.86%) -352,902 (-51.05%) -354,715 (-51.32%)  
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