1936 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

The 1936 New Hampshire gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1936. Republican nominee Francis P. Murphy defeated Democratic nominee Amos Blandin with 56.60% of the vote.

1936 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

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Nominee Francis P. Murphy Amos Blandin
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 118,178 89,011
Percentage 56.60% 42.63%

Governor before election

Styles Bridges
Republican

Elected Governor

Francis P. Murphy
Republican

Primary electionsEdit

Primary elections were held on September 15, 1936.[1]

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Francis P. Murphy 45,955 61.87
Republican Eliot A. Carter 28,322 38.13
Total votes 74,277 100.00

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

  • Francis P. Murphy, Republican
  • Amos Blandin, Democratic

Other candidates

  • Arthur J. Bergeron, Farmer–Labor

ResultsEdit

1936 New Hampshire gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Francis P. Murphy 118,178 56.60%
Democratic Amos Blandin 89,011 42.63%
Farmer–Labor Arthur J. Bergeron 1,617 0.77%
Majority 29,167
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Guide to U.S. elections - CQ Press, Congressional Quarterly, inc. CQ Press. 2005. ISBN 9781568029818. Retrieved 2020-06-05.
  2. ^ Kalb, Deborah (24 December 2015). Guide to U.S. Elections. ISBN 9781483380353. Retrieved 2020-06-05.