South Carolina gubernatorial election, 1950
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The 1950 South Carolina gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1950 to select the governor of the state of South Carolina. James F. Byrnes won the Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election becoming the 104th governor of South Carolina.
|James F. Byrnes||248,069||71.6|
|Lester L. Bates||63,143||18.2|
|Thomas H. Pope||29,622||8.6|
|Marcus A. Stone||5,495||1.6|
The general election was held on November 7, 1950 and James F. Byrnes was elected the next governor of South Carolina without opposition. Being a non-presidential election and few contested races, turnout was much lower than the Democratic primary election.
|South Carolina Gubernatorial Election, 1950|
|Democratic||James F. Byrnes||50,633||100.0||0.0|
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- Jordan, Frank E. The Primary State: A History of the Democratic Party in South Carolina, 1876-1962. pp. 46–47.
- "Supplemental Report of the Secretary of State to the General Assembly of South Carolina." Reports and Resolutions of South Carolina to the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina. Columbia, SC: 1951, p. 11.
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