1956 Arizona Gubernatorial Election
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1956 Arizona Gubernatorial Election
1956 Arizona gubernatorial election

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  Mcfarland ernest.jpg Horace B. Griffen.jpg
Nominee Ernest McFarland Horace B. Griffen
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 171,848 116,744
Percentage 59.5% 40.5%

Arizona Governor Election Results by County, 1956.svg
County results
McFarland:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Governor before election

Ernest McFarland
Democratic

Elected Governor

Ernest McFarland
Democratic

The 1956 Arizona gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1956. Incumbent Governor Ernest McFarland ran for reelection to a second term. Ernest McFarland defeated longtime The Arizona Republic journalist and Republican nominee Horace B. Griffen in the general election by a wide margin.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Horace B. Griffen 20,471 45.97%
Republican O. D. Miller 17,858 40.11%
Republican Fred Trump 6,199 13.92%
Total votes 44,528 100.00

General election

Results

Arizona gubernatorial election, 1956[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Ernest W. McFarland (incumbent) 171,848 59.55%
Republican Horace B. Griffen 116,744 40.45%
Majority 55,104 19.10%
Turnout 288,592
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References


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