SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

Schedule 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(New)

MERCURY GENERAL CORP
(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)

589400100
(CUSIP Number)

December 31, 2008
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this
Schedule is filed:

[X] Rule 13d-1(b)

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

CUSIP No.       589400100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS, NA.,  943112180
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        U.S.A.
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      731835
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
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                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        842,717
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                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
        842,717
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        1.54%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       589400100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL FUND ADVISORS
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        U.S.A.
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      2175623
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
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                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        2,376,618
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                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
      2,376,618
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        4.34%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        IA
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CUSIP No.       589400100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS, LTD
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        England
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      41,863
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
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                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        66,145
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                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
      66,145
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.12%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        FI
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 CUSIP No.      589400100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS JAPAN LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        Japan
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
      -
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        FI
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CUSIP No.       589400100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS CANADA LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only
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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        Canada
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      842
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
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                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        842
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                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
      842
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        FI
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CUSIP No.       589400100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS AUSTRALIA LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        Australia
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
      -
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        FI
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CUSIP No.       589400100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS (DEUTSCHLAND) AG
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        Germany
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
      -
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        FI
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ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                MERCURY GENERAL CORP
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                4484 WILSHIRE BLVD
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING

                        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS, NA
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        400 Howard Street
                                San Francisco, CA  94105
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        U.S.A
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        Common Stock
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        589400100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B),
OR 13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A
(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Non-U.S. institution, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)
(k) //    Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K)



ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
        MERCURY GENERAL CORP
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                4484 WILSHIRE BLVD
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING

                BARCLAYS GLOBAL FUND ADVISORS
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                         400 Howard Street
                                 San Francisco, CA   94105
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        U.S.A
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        Common Stock
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        589400100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B),
OR 13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A
(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) /X/ Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Non-U.S. institution, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)
(k) //    Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K)
ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                MERCURY GENERAL CORP
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                4484 WILSHIRE BLVD
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING

                        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS, LTD
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                         Murray House
                                1 Royal Mint Court
                                 LONDON, EC3N 4HH
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        England
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        Common Stock
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        589400100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B),
OR 13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A
(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) /X/ Non-U.S. institution, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)
(k) //    Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                MERCURY GENERAL CORP
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                4484 WILSHIRE BLVD
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING

                  BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS JAPAN LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        Ebisu Prime Square Tower 8th Floor
                                1-1-39 Hiroo Shibuya-Ku
                                Tokyo 150-8402 Japan
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        Japan
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        Common Stock
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        589400100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B),
OR 13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A
(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) /X/ Non-U.S. institution, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)
(k) //    Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K)



ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                MERCURY GENERAL CORP
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                4484 WILSHIRE BLVD
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING

                BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS CANADA LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        Brookfield Place 161 Bay Street
       Suite 2500, PO Box 614
                                Toronto, Canada
                        Ontario M5J 2S1
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        Canada
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        Common Stock
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        589400100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B),
OR 13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A
(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) /X/ Non-U.S. institution, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)
(k) //    Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K)


ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                MERCURY GENERAL CORP
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                4484 WILSHIRE BLVD
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING

                BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS AUSTRALIA LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        Level 43, Grosvenor Place, 225 George Street
                        PO Box N43
                                Sydney, Australia NSW 1220
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        Australia
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        Common Stock
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        589400100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B),
OR 13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A
(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) /X/ Non-U.S. institution, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)
(k) //    Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K)


ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                MERCURY GENERAL CORP
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                4484 WILSHIRE BLVD
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS (DEUTSCHLAND) AG
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        Apianstrasse 6
                                D-85774
                        Unterfohring, Germany
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        Germany
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        Common Stock
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        589400100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B),
OR 13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A
(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) /X/ Non-U.S. institution, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)
(k) //    Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K)

ITEM 4. OWNERSHIP

Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and
percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.

(a)  Amount Beneficially Owned:
                3286322
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(b)  Percent of Class:
                6.00%
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(c)  Number of shares as to which such person has:
        (i)   sole power to vote or to direct the vote
                2950163
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        (ii)  shared power to vote or to direct the vote
                -
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        (iii) sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
                3286322
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        (iv) shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
                -
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ITEM 5. OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof
the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five
percent of the class of securities, check the following. //

ITEM 6. OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF    ANOTHER PERSON
                The shares reported are held by the company in trust accounts for the
                economic benefit of the beneficiaries of those accounts.  See also
                Items 2(a) above.

ITEM 7. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY
WHICH ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY
                Not applicable

ITEM 8. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP

ITEM 9. NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP
                Not applicable

ITEM 10.        CERTIFICATION

                By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge
                and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and
                are held in the ordinary course of business and were not
                acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect
                of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the
                securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection
                with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose
                or effect.

        By signing below, I further certify that, to the best of my knowledge
        and belief, the foreign regulatory scheme applicable to each of:
        Barclays Global Investors Australia Limited, Barclays Global
        Investors Canada Limited, Barclays Global Investors (Deutschland)
        AG, Barclays Global Investors Japan Limited and Barclays Global
        Investors Limited, is substantially comparable to the regulatory
        scheme applicable to the functionally equivalent U.S. institutions.  I
        also undertake to furnish to the Commission staff, upon request,
        information that would otherwise be disclosed in a Schedule 13D
        by such entities.



                        SIGNATURE
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

                                                February 6, 2009
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                                                Date

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                                                Signature

                                                John McGahan
                                                Principal
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