1948 Utah gubernatorial election

The 1948 Utah gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1948. Republican nominee J. Bracken Lee defeated Democratic incumbent Herbert B. Maw with 54.99% of the vote.

1948 Utah gubernatorial election

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  J. Bracken Lee.jpg Herbert B. Maw.jpg
Nominee J. Bracken Lee Herbert B. Maw
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 151,253 123,814
Percentage 54.99% 45.01%

1948 Utah gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Lee:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Maw:      50–60%

Governor before election

Herbert B. Maw
Democratic

Elected Governor

J. Bracken Lee
Republican

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • J. Bracken Lee, Republican
  • Herbert B. Maw, Democratic

ResultsEdit

1948 Utah gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican J. Bracken Lee 151,253 54.99%
Democratic Herbert B. Maw (incumbent) 123,814 45.01%
Majority 27,439
Turnout 275,067
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cook, Rhodes (5 November 2013). America Votes 30: 2011-2012, Election Returns by State - Rhodes Cook. ISBN 9781452290171. Retrieved 2020-05-15.