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Parents > United States > Alabama > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 03, 1954 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1954 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1954 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1955 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1959 - 12:00pm
Turnout 10.88% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedRBH July 16, 2011 04:00pm
Data SourcesOfficial returns reported in America Votes vol. 1, p. 1.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1950
NameGordon Persons Votes154,414 (91.08%)
Term01/20/1951 - 01/20/1955 Margin139,287 (+82.16%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameJohn Patterson Votes234,583 (88.22%)
Term01/20/1959 - 01/20/1963 Margin204,168 (+76.78%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 05, 1954 AL Governor - D Primary James E. Folsom, Sr. D 594,391
Jun 05, 1954 AL Governor R Primary Tom Abernathy R 1
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Name Gov. James E. Folsom, Sr. Tom Abernathy (W) Unidentified Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
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Uncertified Votes244,401 (73.37%) 88,688 (26.63%) 1 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -155,713 (-46.75%) -244,400 (-73.37%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
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Entry Date 00/00/1954 00/00/1954 --  
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