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OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline April 03, 1946 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 04, 1946 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 04, 1946 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1947 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1951 - 12:00pm
Turnout 12.87% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last Modifiedgeoffreyvs August 29, 2017 02:08pm
Data SourcesCQ Press Guide to Elections, vol. II, 6th ed.

Also confirmed with historical newspapers.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1942
NameChauncey Sparks Votes69,048 (88.96%)
Term01/19/1943 - 01/20/1947 Margin60,881 (+78.44%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1946
NameJames E. Folsom, Sr. Votes174,962 (88.67%)
Term01/20/1947 - 01/20/1951 Margin152,600 (+77.33%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceAL Governor 11/05/1946
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Name James E. Folsom, Sr. Leven Handy Ellis Joe N. Poole Elbert Boozer Gordon Persons  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes103,174 (28.30%) 88,459 (24.27%) 70,925 (19.46%) 58,134 (15.95%) 43,843 (12.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -14,715 (-4.04%) -32,249 (-8.85%) -45,040 (-12.36%) -59,331 (-16.28%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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