2011 Mississippi gubernatorial election

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

2011 Mississippi gubernatorial election
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Nominee Phil Bryant Johnny DuPree
Party Republican Democratic
Electoral vote 82 40
Popular vote 544,851 348,617
Percentage 61.0% 39.0%

2011 Mississippi gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Bryant:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
DuPree:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

Governor before election

Haley Barbour
Republican

Elected Governor

Phil Bryant
Republican

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 primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Phil
Bryant
Dave
Dennis
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling March 24–27, 2011 400 ± 4.9% 63% 14% 3%[1] 20%

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[2]
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
Total votes 289,788 100.00

Democratic PrimaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

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

ResultsEdit

 
Results by county
Democratic primary results[3]
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
Total votes 412,530 100.00

Runoff resultsEdit

 
Results by county
Democratic primary runoff results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Johnny DuPree 177,767 54.99
Democratic Bill Luckett 145,517 45.01
Total votes 323,284 100.00

General electionEdit

PredictionsEdit

Source Ranking As of
Rothenberg Political Report[5] Safe R November 4, 2011

PollingEdit

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%
Hypothetical polling
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Dave
Dennis (R)
Johnny
DuPree (D)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling March 24–27, 2011 817 ± 3.4% 41% 28% 31%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Hudson
Holliday (R)
Johnny
DuPree (D)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling March 24–27, 2011 817 ± 3.4% 37% 28% 35%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Phil
Bryant (R)
Bill
Luckett (D)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling March 24–27, 2011 817 ± 3.4% 53% 27% 20%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Dave
Dennis (R)
Bill
Luckett (D)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling March 24–27, 2011 817 ± 3.4% 43% 27% 32%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Hudson
Holliday (R)
Bill
Luckett (D)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling March 24–27, 2011 817 ± 3.4% 38% 28% 34%

ResultsEdit

CandidatePartyPopular voteElectoral vote
Votes%Votes%
Phil BryantRepublican Party544,85160.988267.21
Johnny DuPreeDemocratic Party348,61739.024032.79
Total893,468100.00122100.00
Source: Mississippi Secretary of State

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hudson Holliday 2%, James Broadwater 1%, Ron Williams 0%
  2. ^ "Certified Republican Primary Results" (PDF). Sos.ms.gov. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Certified Democrat Primary Results" (PDF). Sos.ms.gov. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Certified Democrat Primary Results" (PDF). Sos.ms.gov. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Gubernatorial Ratings | Inside Elections". www.insideelections.com.

External linksEdit

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