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OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1939 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 08, 1939 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close August 08, 1939 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 16, 1940 - 12:00pm
Term End December 26, 1943 - 12:00pm
Turnout 15.30% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH December 18, 2016 09:51pm
Data SourcesSouthern Primaries and Elections, 1920-1949 (Heard/Strong), p. 81
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1935
NameHugh L. White Votes45,881 (100.00%)
Term01/21/1936 - 01/16/1940 Margin45,881 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1939
NamePaul B. Johnson, Sr. Votes61,614 (100.00%)
Term01/16/1940 - 12/26/1943 Margin61,614 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMS Governor 11/07/1939
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Name Rep. Paul B. Johnson, Sr. Gov. Martin S. Conner Thomas L. Bailey Lester C. Franklin J. B. "Billy" Snider Mark W. Gantt George P. Ritchey
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
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Certified Votes103,099 (33.53%) 79,305 (25.79%) 58,987 (19.18%) 31,845 (10.36%) 24,244 (7.88%) 5,214 (1.70%) 4,796 (1.56%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -23,794 (-7.74%) -44,112 (-14.35%) -71,254 (-23.17%) -78,855 (-25.64%) -97,885 (-31.83%) -98,303 (-31.97%)
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