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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 07, 1958 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 1958 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1958 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1959 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1963 - 12:00pm
Turnout 37.98% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH April 25, 2016 07:43pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1954
NameGeorge M. Leader Votes1,996,266 (53.66%)
Term01/20/1955 - 01/20/1959 Margin279,196 (+7.50%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1962
NameWilliam W. Scranton Votes2,424,918 (55.39%)
Term01/20/1963 - 01/20/1967 Margin486,291 (+11.11%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 20, 1958 PA Governor- D Primary David Leo Lawrence
D 980,881
May 20, 1958 PA Governor- R Primary Arthur T. McGonigle
R 1,084,594
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Name Mayor David Leo Lawrence Arthur T. McGonigle Herman A. Johansen Eloise Fickland (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Labor Workers Independent  
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Certified Votes2,024,852 (50.79%) 1,948,769 (48.88%) 8,677 (0.22%) 4,556 (0.11%) 64 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -76,083 (-1.91%) -2,016,175 (-50.57%) -2,020,296 (-50.67%) -2,024,788 (-50.79%)  
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