The 1948 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1948, and featured incumbent Governor Val Peterson, a Republican, defeating Democratic nominee, former state Senator Frank Sorrell, to win a second two-year term in office.
Peterson: 50-60% 60-70% 70-80%
Sorrell: 50-60% 60-70%
- Frank Sorrell, former member of the Nebraska Legislature
- Roland Max Anderson
- Lloyd M. Ewing
- Val Peterson, incumbent Governor
- Andrew E. Swanson
- A. B. Walker
|Republican||Val Peterson (incumbent)||138,647||81.15|
|Republican||Andrew E. Swanson||11,235||6.58|
|Republican||Roland Max Anderson||10,244||6.0|
|Republican||A. B. Walker||6,761||3.96|
|Republican||Lloyd M. Ewing||3,997||2.34|
|Republican||Val Peterson (incumbent)||286,119||60.07%|
- Frank Marsh (Sr.). "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board Primary Election April 13, 1948, General Election November 2, 1948" (PDF). Retrieved September 29, 2017.