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Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011

 

Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011

Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011

November 8, 2011

 
Nominee Phil Bryant Johnny DuPree
Party
Running mate Tate Reeves
Popular vote 544,851 348,617
Percentage 60.98% 39.02%


Governor before election

Haley Barbour
Republican

Elected Governor

Phil Bryant
Republican

The 2011 Mississippi gubernatorial election occurred on November 8, 2011. Incumbent Republican Governor of Mississippi Haley Barbour was unable to run for a third term due to term limits.

Republican nominee, Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant, defeated the Democratic nominee, Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree. Sworn in on January 10, 2012, Bryant became only the third Republican Governor of Mississippi since Reconstruction.

Republican primary

Candidates

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
James
Broadwater
Phil
Bryant
Dave
Dennis
Hudson
Holliday
Ron
Williams
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling March 24–27, 2011 400 ± 4.9% 1% 63% 14% 2% 0% 20%

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Dennis 74,546 25.72
Republican Ron Williams 25,555 8.82
Republican Hudson Holliday 13,761 4.75
Republican James Broadwater 3,626 1.25

Democratic Primary

Candidates

  • Johnny DuPree, Hattiesburg Mayor
  • Bill Luckett, businessman and attorney
  • William Bond Compton, Jr., 2007 candidate for Governor
  • Guy Dale Shaw

Results

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Total votes 412,530 100.00

Runoff Results

Democratic primary runoff results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Total votes 323,284 100.00

General election

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Phil
Bryant (R)
Johnny
DuPree (D)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling November 4–6, 2011 796 ± 3.5% 54% 40% 6%
Public Policy Polling March 24–27, 2011 817 ± 3.4% 56% 25% 19%

Results

Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Johnny DuPree 348,617 39.02% -3.08%
Majority 196,234 21.96% +6.16%
Turnout 744,039

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections/electionResults/State%20Repulican%20Party%20Primary%202011%20Cert.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections/electionResults/State%20Democratic%20Party%20Primary%202011%20Cert.pdf
  3. ^ http://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections/electionResults/State%20Democratic%20Party%20Primary%20RUNOFF%202011%20Cert.pdf
  4. ^ http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/results/statewide/Governor_Statewide%20-%20General%20Election%202011%20Results.pdf

External links

Candidates
  • Phil Bryant for Governor
  • Johnny Dupree for Governor
  • Bobby Kearan for Governor
Information
  • Elections at the Mississippi Secretary of State
    • Statewide Sample Ballot
  • Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011 at Ballotpedia
  • 2011 Mississippi Governor Candidates at Project Vote Smart
  • Campaign contributions for 2011 Mississippi Governor from Follow the Money
  • Mississippi Governor 2011 from OurCampaigns.com



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