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Parents > United States > Oregon > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1956 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 18, 1956 - 09:00am Central
Polls Close May 18, 1956 - 10:00pm Central
Term Start January 14, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 12, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.54% Total Population
ContributorMr. Matt
Last ModifiedMr. Matt June 02, 2012 10:58pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes 2nd ed., p. 340
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/31/1956
NameElmo Smith Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/31/1956 - 01/03/1957 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1956
NameRobert D. Holmes Votes369,439 (50.52%)
Term01/14/1957 - 01/12/1959 Margin7,599 (+1.04%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceOR Governor 11/06/1956
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Name Robert D. Holmes Lew Wallace  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes112,307 (50.79%) 108,822 (49.21%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,485 (-1.58%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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