Massachusetts general election was held on November 2, 1948 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The election included:
Democratic and Republican candidates were selected in party primaries held on September 14, 1948.
Statewide elections [ edit ] U.S. Senate [ edit ]
Leverett Saltonstall, defeated Democratic nominee John I. Fitzgerald, Socialist Labor candidate Henning A. Blomen, and Prohibition candidate E. Tallmadge Root. Governor [ edit ]
Paul A. Dever was elected over Republican incumbent Robert F. Bradford, Socialist Labor candidate Horace Hillis, and Prohibition candidate Mark R. Shaw. Lieutenant Governor [ edit ]
Charles F. Sullivan was elected over Republican incumbent Arthur W. Coolidge, Socialist Labor candidate Lawrence Gilfedder, and Prohibition candidate Guy S. Williams. Attorney General [ edit ]
Francis E. Kelly defeated Republican incumbent Clarence A. Barnes and Socialist Labor candidate Anthony Martin to become Attorney General. Secretary of the Commonwealth [ edit ]
Edward J. Cronin defeated Republican incumbent Frederic W. Cook and Socialist Labor candidate Gote E. Palmquist to become Secretary of the Commonwealth. Treasurer and Receiver-General [ edit ]
John E. Hurley defeated Republican incumbent Laurence Curtis, Socialist Labor candidate Malcolm T. Rowe, and Prohibition candidate Harold J. Ireland to become Treasurer and Receiver-General. Auditor [ edit ]
Auditor Thomas J. Buckley defeated Republican Russell A. Wood, Socialist Labor candidate Francis A. Votano, and Prohibition candidate Robert A. Simmons in the general election. References [ edit ]