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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 1956 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 12:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 12:00pm Central
Term Start January 07, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 05, 1961 - 12:00pm
Turnout 27.96% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler December 15, 2006 07:32pm
Data SourcesNorth Carolina Manual, 1957
Description Gov. Hodges was allowed to run for re-election because he had been elected Lt. Governor in 1952 and succeeded Gov. Umstead following his death.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1954
NameLuther H. Hodges Votes1 (100.00%)
Term11/07/1954 - 02/07/1957 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1960
NameJ. Terry Sanford Votes735,248 (54.45%)
Term01/05/1961 - 01/08/1965 Margin121,273 (+8.98%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 26, 1956 NC Governor - D Primary Luther H. Hodges
D 466,654
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Name (I) Gov. Luther H. Hodges Kyle Hayes  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Certified Votes760,480 (66.95%) 375,379 (33.05%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -385,101 (-33.90%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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