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  NM Governor - D Primary
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Parents > United States > New Mexico > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 08, 1956 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close May 08, 1956 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.20% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH February 20, 2012 01:08am
Data SourcesAmerica Votes 2:264
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1954
NameJohn F. Simms Votes110,583 (57.01%)
Term01/03/1955 - 01/03/1957 Margin27,210 (+14.03%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameEdwin L. Mechem Votes131,488 (52.23%)
Term01/03/1957 - 01/03/1959 Margin11,225 (+4.46%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceNM Governor 11/06/1956
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Name (I) Gov. John F. Simms Ingram B. Pickett Robert F. Stephens  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes46,722 (48.30%) 43,937 (45.42%) 6,067 (6.27%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -2,785 (-2.88%) -40,655 (-42.03%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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