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  MA Lt. Governor
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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Lieutenant Governor
OfficeLieutenant Governor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1956 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 01, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 91.03% Registered 48.23% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedRBH August 31, 2009 04:01pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won11/02/1954
NameSumner G. Whittier Votes972,745 (52.01%)
Term01/01/1955 - 01/01/1957 Margin89,305 (+4.77%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameRobert F. Murphy Votes1,112,001 (60.34%)
Term01/01/1959 - 01/01/1961 Margin400,639 (+21.74%)
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Name Robert F. Murphy Charles Gibbons Francis A. Votano Harold E. Bassett (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Labor Prohibition Independent  
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Certified Votes1,158,704 (51.23%) 1,082,113 (47.84%) 13,286 (0.59%) 7,894 (0.35%) 7 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -76,591 (-3.39%) -1,145,418 (-50.64%) -1,150,810 (-50.88%) -1,158,697 (-51.22%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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