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California gubernatorial election, 1942

California gubernatorial election, 1942

November 3, 1942

Nominee Earl Warren Culbert L. Olson
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,275,237 932,995
Percentage 57.1% 41.8%

Governor before election

Culbert L. Olson

Elected Governor

Earl Warren

The California gubernatorial election, 1942 was held on November 3, 1942.

General Election Results

1942 gubernatorial election, California
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Earl Warren 1,275,237 57.07
Democratic Culbert L. Olson (incumbent) 932,995 41.75
Townsend Nathan T. Porter 15,496 0.69
Prohibition Fred Dyster 10,640 0.48
Total votes 0 100.0%
Republican gain from Democratic Swing


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