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OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1955 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open August 02, 1955 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 02, 1955 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 17, 1956 - 10:00am
Term End January 19, 1960 - 10:00am
Turnout 20.02% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH September 10, 2007 12:25pm
Data SourcesGubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997, p. 122
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1951
NameHugh L. White Votes43,422 (100.00%)
Term01/22/1952 - 01/17/1956 Margin43,422 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1955
NameJames P. Coleman Votes40,707 (100.00%)
Term01/17/1956 - 01/19/1960 Margin40,707 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMS Governor 11/08/1955
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Name Paul B. Johnson, Jr. James P. Coleman Gov. Fielding L. Wright Ross R. Barnett Mary D. Cain  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)122,423 (28.06%) 104,140 (23.87%) 94,410 (21.64%) 92,785 (21.27%) 22,469 (5.15%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -18,283 (-4.19%) -28,013 (-6.42%) -29,638 (-6.79%) -99,954 (-22.91%)  
Estimated Final244,846 (28.06%) 208,280 (23.87%) 188,820 (21.64%) 185,570 (21.27%) 44,938 (5.15%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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