1958 Arkansas gubernatorial election

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Arkansas gubernatorial election, 1958

← 1956 November 4, 1958 1960 →
Turnout15.02%
 
Nominee Orval Faubus George W. Johnson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 236,598 50,288
Percentage 82.47% 17.53%

Governor before election

Orval E. Faubus
Democratic

Elected Governor

Orval E. Faubus
Democratic

The 1958 Arkansas gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1958. Incumbent Governor Orval Faubus was overwhelmingly re-elected Governor of Arkansas, winning 82% of the vote.[1] Faubus surged in popularity after denying the Little Rock Nine entrance to Central High School with the use of the Arkansas National Guard on September 4, 1957.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AR Governor". Retrieved February 26, 2017.