Collins: 60–70% 70–80% 80–90% >90%
|Elections in Florida|
The 1956 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1956. Incumbent Democrat LeRoy Collins defeated Republican nominee William A. Washburne Jr. with 73.69% of the vote.
Primary elections were held on May 8, 1956.
|Democratic||LeRoy Collins (incumbent)||434,274||51.69|
|Democratic||Sumter de Leon Lowry Jr.||179,019||21.31|
|Democratic||C. Farris Bryant||110,469||13.15|
|Democratic||W.B. "Bill" Price||3,245||0.39|
|Democratic||LeRoy Collins (incumbent)||747,753||73.69%|
|Republican||William A. Washburne Jr.||266,980||26.31%|