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  WV Governor - D Primary
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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic 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 17.40% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH February 19, 2008 10:20pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, vol. 2, p. 443
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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 Rep. Robert H. Mollohan Milton J. Ferguson J. Howard Myers Joe F. Burdett Albert D. Viller  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes148,557 (42.58%) 95,869 (27.48%) 75,606 (21.67%) 24,913 (7.14%) 3,969 (1.14%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -52,688 (-15.10%) -72,951 (-20.91%) -123,644 (-35.44%) -144,588 (-41.44%)  
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