1956 West Virginia gubernatorial election

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1956 West Virginia gubernatorial election

← 1952 November 6, 1956 1960 →
  Cecil H. Underwood.jpg Robert H. Mollohan.jpg
Nominee Cecil H. Underwood Bob Mollohan
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 440,502 377,131
Percentage 53.88% 46.12%

West Virginia gubernatorial election 1956.svg
County Results
Underwood:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Mollohan:      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

William C. Marland
Democratic

Elected Governor

Cecil H. Underwood
Republican

The 1956 West Virginia gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1956, to elect the governor of West Virginia.

Results[edit]

West Virginia gubernatorial election, 1956[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cecil H. Underwood 440,502 53.88
Democratic Bob Mollohan 377,131 46.12
Total votes 817,633 100
Republican gain from Democratic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - WV Governor Race - Nov 06, 1956". Retrieved May 22, 2016.

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