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  MS Governor - D Runoff
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Parents > United States > Mississippi > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1955 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open August 23, 1955 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 23, 1955 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 17, 1956 - 10:00am
Term End January 19, 1960 - 10:00am
Turnout 19.24% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH September 10, 2007 12:31pm
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 James P. Coleman Paul B. Johnson, Jr.  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)233,237 (55.64%) 185,924 (44.36%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -47,313 (-11.29%)  
Estimated Final466,474 (55.64%) 371,848 (44.36%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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