Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2007

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Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2007
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← 2003 November 6, 2007 2011 →
  Haley Barbour by Gage Skidmore.jpg John Arthur Eaves.jpg
Candidate Haley Barbour John Eaves
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 430,807 313,232
Percentage 57.9% 42.1%

Mississippi Governor 2007.svg
County results

Governor before election

Haley Barbour
Republican

Elected Governor

Haley Barbour
Republican

The Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2007 was held on Tuesday, November 6. Incumbent Haley Barbour was re-elected to serve a four-year term as Governor of Mississippi from January 15, 2008 through January 10, 2012.[1] The Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi is also on the ballot and elected for the same time period.

Republican Primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Haley Barbour (inc.) 184,036 93.11
Republican Frederick Jones 13,611 6.89
Total votes 197,647 100

Democratic Primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Arthur Eaves, Jr. 314,012 70.29
Democratic William Compton 52,343 11.72
Democratic Fred Smith 49,170 11.01
Democratic Louis Fondren 31,197 6.98
Total votes 446,722 100

General Election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Barbour (R) Eaves (D)
Mississippi Education Association Apr 7, 2007 50% 35%

Results[edit]

Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2007[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Haley Barbour (inc.) 430,807 57.90% +5.31%
Democratic John Arthur Eaves, Jr. 313,232 42.10% -3.71%
Majority 117,575 15.80% +9.03%
Turnout 744,039
Republican hold Swing

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