1942 Nebraska gubernatorial election

The 1942 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1942, and featured incumbent Governor Dwight Griswold, a Republican, defeating Democratic nominee, former Governor Charles W. Bryan, to win a second two-year term in office.

Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1942

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Nominee Dwight Griswold Charles W. Bryan
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 283,271 95,231
Percentage 74.8% 25.2%

Governor before election

Dwight Griswold
Republican

Elected Governor

Dwight Griswold
Republican

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles W. Bryan 53,904 67.80
Democratic Stanley D. Long 17,400 21.89
Democratic Roy M. Harrop 8,204 10.32

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight Griswold 81,567 77.05
Republican Charles J. Warner 24,296 22.95

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1942[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight Griswold 283,271 74.84%
Democratic Charles W. Bryan 95,231 25.16%
Total votes 378,502 100.0%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nebraska Geological Survey Bulletin, Number 14 (January 1943)" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-09-30.
  2. ^ a b c Frank Marsh (Sr.). "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board Primary Election August 11, 1942, General Election November 3, 1942" (PDF). Retrieved September 30, 2017.