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  WV Governor - R Primary
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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1956 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 08, 1956 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close May 08, 1956 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1961 - 12:00pm
Turnout 9.71% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH February 19, 2008 10:30pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, vol 2, p. 443
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1952
NameWilliam Casey Marland Votes454,898 (51.54%)
Term01/03/1953 - 01/03/1957 Margin27,269 (+3.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameCecil Underwood Votes440,502 (53.88%)
Term01/03/1957 - 01/03/1961 Margin63,371 (+7.75%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceWV Governor 11/06/1956
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Name Cecil Underwood John T. Copenhaver Millard A. Holliday  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican  
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Uncertified Votes98,344 (50.52%) 91,088 (46.79%) 5,236 (2.69%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -7,256 (-3.73%) -93,108 (-47.83%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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