The 1936 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1936, and featured incumbent Governor Robert L. Cochran, a Democrat, defeating Republican nominee, newspaper publisher and former state legislator Dwight Griswold, to win a second two-year term in office. Former State Attorney General Ora S. Spillman unsuccessfully ran for the Republican nomination.
Cochran: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70%
Griswold: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70% 70–80%
|Democratic||Robert L. Cochran (incumbent)||333,412||55.90%|
- "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board 1936 General Election" (PDF). Retrieved October 2, 2017.