1932 Nebraska gubernatorial election

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Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1932

← 1930 November 8, 1932 1934 →
  CharlesBryan.png Dwight P. Griswold (1893–1954).jpg
Nominee Charles W. Bryan Dwight Griswold
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 296,117 260,888
Percentage 52.5% 46.3%

Governor before election

Charles W. Bryan
Democratic

Elected Governor

Charles W. Bryan
Democratic

The 1932 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1932, and featured incumbent Governor Charles W. Bryan, a Democrat, defeating Republican nominee, newspaper publisher and former state legislator Dwight Griswold, to win a third and final two-year, non-consecutive term in office.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Charles W. Bryan, incumbent Governor
  • James Franklin Christie
  • George Walter Olsen
  • William Ritchie, attorney[1]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles W. Bryan 86,748 60.10
Democratic William Ritchie 49,934 34.59
Democratic George W. Olsen 4,181 2.90
Democratic James F. Christie 3,469 2.40
Democratic Write-in 7 >0.01

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight Griswold 39,386 36.32
Republican Kenneth S. Wherry 36,365 33.53
Republican George A. Williams 15,702 14.48
Republican Frank Myers 7,113 6.56
Republican Robert G. Ross 5,784 5.33
Republican Murray F. Rickard 4,030 3.72
Republican Write-in 72 0.07

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1932[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles W. Bryan 296,117 52.53%
Republican Dwight Griswold 260,888 46.28%
Socialist John M. Paul 6,733 1.19%
Total votes 563,738 100.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nebraska State Historical Society Collection Record; Ritchie, William 1886-1956" (PDF). Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Frank Marsh (Sr.). "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board Primary Election April 12, 1932" (PDF). Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  3. ^ White, William O., Jr. "Fairmont Farmer-Politician, George A. Williams" (PDF). nebraskahistory.org. Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  4. ^ Frank Marsh (Sr.). "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board General Election November 8, 1932" (PDF). Retrieved October 4, 2017.