Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011

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Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011
Mississippi
2007 ←
November 8, 2011 → 2015

  Governor Phil Bryant.jpg Johnny DuPree 2011.jpg
Nominee Phil Bryant Johnny DuPree
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Tate Reeves
Popular vote 544,851 348,617
Percentage 60.98% 39.02%

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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[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Polling[edit]

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[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Bryant 172,300 59.46%
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%
Totals 289,788 100.00%

Democratic Primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

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

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Johnny DuPree 179,748 43.57%
Democratic Bill Luckett 161,833 39.23%
Democratic William Bond Compton, Jr. 40,452 9.81%
Democratic Guy Dale Shaw 30,497 7.39%
Totals 412,530 100.00%

Runoff Results[edit]

Democratic primary runoff results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Johnny DuPree 177,767 54.99%
Democratic Bill Luckett 145,517 45.01%
Totals 323,284 100.00%

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

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[edit]

Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Phil Bryant 544,851 60.98% +3.08%
Democratic Johnny DuPree 348,617 39.02% -3.08%
Majority 196,234 21.96% +6.16%
Turnout 744,039
Republican hold Swing

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References[edit]

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