1942 California gubernatorial election

1942 California gubernatorial election

← 1938 November 3, 1942 1946 →
  Earl Warren 1.jpg Culbert L. Olson-1942.png
Nominee Earl Warren Culbert Olson
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,275,237 932,995
Percentage 57.1% 41.8%

Governor before election

Culbert Olson
Democratic

Elected Governor

Earl Warren
Republican

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

General Election Results[edit]

1942 gubernatorial election, California
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Earl Warren 1,275,237 57.07 +12.90
Democratic Culbert Olson (incumbent) 932,995 41.75 -10.74
Townsend Nathan T. Porter 15,496 0.69 N/A
Prohibition Fred Dyster 10,640 0.48 N/A
Total votes 2,234,368 100.0%
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

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