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Updated: 3/26/2021
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  • Eugene Talmadge dies before he is inaugurated as the Governor of GA
  • Talmadge supporters feared that Eugene Tlmadge might die before he was inaugurated, so his supporters planned a secret write in plan for his son, Herman Talmadge
  • Melvin E. Thompson was the lieutenant governor-elect and believed that he should be governor
  • I am the lieutenant governor elect, therefore I should be the governor
  • Talmadge supporters made fake absentee ballots to get Talmadge into office
  • Herman Talmadge is officially elected into office
  • Past governor Ellis Arnall disagrees with the decision and sets up his office in the lobby.