Vermont gubernatorial election, 1954 Article

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1954

←  1952 November 2, 1954 (1954-11-02) 1956 →
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Nominee Joseph B. Johnson E. Frank Branon
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 59,778 54,554
Percentage 52.3% 47.7%

Governor before election

Lee E. Emerson
Republican

Elected Governor

Joseph B. Johnson
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1954 took place on November 2, 1954. Incumbent Republican Lee E. Emerson did not run for re-election to a third term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate Joseph B. Johnson defeated Democratic candidate E. Frank Branon to succeed him.

Republican primary

Results

Republican primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joseph B. Johnson 41,165 67.5
Republican Henry D. Vail 19,768 32.4
Republican Other 36 0.1
Total votes 60,969 100

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic E. Frank Branon 4,467 99.2
Democratic Other 35 0.8
Total votes 4,502 100

General election

Results

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1954 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joseph B. Johnson 59,778 52.3
Democratic E. Frank Branon 54,554 47.7
N/A Other 28 0.0
Total votes 114,360 100

References

  1. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 31 December 2014.