Vermont gubernatorial election, 1956 Article

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1956

←  1954 November 6, 1956 (1956-11-06) 1958 →
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Nominee Joseph B. Johnson E. Frank Branon
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 88,379 65,420
Percentage 57.5% 42.5%

Governor before election

Joseph B. Johnson
Republican

Elected Governor

Joseph B. Johnson
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1956 took place on November 6, 1956. Incumbent Republican Joseph B. Johnson ran successfully for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont, defeating Democratic candidate E. Frank Branon.

Republican primary

Results

Republican primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joseph B. Johnson ( inc.) 45,764 99.8
Republican Other 76 0.2
Total votes 45,840 100

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic E. Frank Branon 8,322 99.9
Democratic Other 10 0.1
Total votes 8,332 100

General election

Results

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1956 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joseph B. Johnson ( inc.) 88,379 57.5
Democratic E. Frank Branon 65,420 42.5
N/A Other 10 0.0
Total votes 153,809 100

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.