1948 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

The 1948 New Hampshire gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1948. Republican nominee Sherman Adams defeated Democratic nominee Herbert W. Hill with 52.21% of the vote.

1948 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

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Nominee Sherman Adams Herbert W. Hill
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 116,212 105,207
Percentage 52.21% 47.27%

1948 New Hampshire gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Adams:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Hill:      50-60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Charles M. Dale
Republican

Elected Governor

Sherman Adams
Republican

Primary electionsEdit

Primary elections were held on September 14, 1948.[1]

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sherman Adams 39,094 83.59
Republican John R. McIntire 7,673 16.41
Total votes 46,767 100.00

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

  • Sherman Adams, Republican
  • Herbert W. Hill, Democratic

Other candidates

  • Irma C. Otto, Progressive

ResultsEdit

1948 New Hampshire gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sherman Adams 116,212 52.21%
Democratic Herbert W. Hill 105,207 47.27%
Progressive Irma C. Otto 1,152 0.52%
Majority 11,005
Turnout 222,571
Republican hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Guide to U.S. elections - CQ Press, Congressional Quarterly, inc. CQ Press. 2005. ISBN 9781568029818. Retrieved 2020-05-30.
  2. ^ Cook, Rhodes (5 November 2013). America Votes 30: 2011-2012, Election Returns by State. ISBN 9781452290171. Retrieved 2020-05-30.