1934 Nebraska gubernatorial election
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The 1934 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1934, and featured state engineer Robert L. Cochran, a Democrat, defeating Republican nominee, newspaper publisher and former state legislator Dwight Griswold.
- William B. Banning, former member of the Nebraska Senate
- Terry Carpenter, U.S. Representative
- Robert L. Cochran, state engineer
- Frank J. Klopping, member of the Nebraska House of Representatives
- Maud Edgerton Nuquist, secretary-treasurer of the director's council of the General Federation of Women's Clubs
- Eugene D. O'Sullivan, attorney
- W. F. Porter
- John F. Rohn, Mayor of Fremont
- J. G. Stroble
|Democratic||Robert L. Cochran||56,961||28.79|
|Democratic||Eugene D. O'Sullivan||41,058||20.75|
|Democratic||John F. Rohn||22,762||11.50|
|Democratic||William B. Banning||16,039||8.11|
|Democratic||Maud Edgerton Nuquist||7,018||3.55|
|Democratic||W. F. Porter||3,755||1.90|
|Democratic||Frank J. Klopping||3,440||1.74|
|Democratic||J. G. Stroble||2,784||1.41|
- George B. Clark
- Dwight Griswold, newspaper publisher and former member of the Nebraska Legislature
- Theodore W. Metcalfe, former Lieutenant Governor
- Christian A. Sorensen, former Attorney General
- George W. Sterling
|Republican||Christian A. Sorensen||42,200||23.48|
|Republican||Theodore W. Metcalfe||36,037||20.06|
|Republican||George B. Clark||3,954||2.20|
|Republican||George W. Sterling||2,701||1.50|
|Democratic||Robert L. Cochran||284,095||50.84%|
|Independent||Ralph W. Madison||4,630||0.83%|
|Independent||John J. Schefcik||3,362||0.60%|
- Governor Robert Leroy (Roy) Cochran National Governors Association. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
- "Frank J. Klopping Dubbed 'Kingfish' of State Legislature". Lincoln Star. January 13, 1933.
'Kingfish' is the unofficial title bestowed on State Representative Frank J. Klopping of Wayne by some of his colleagues in the legislature.Missing or empty
- Raby, Elizabeth. "Maud E. Nuquist, First Woman Candidate for Governor of Nebraska" (PDF). nebraskahistory.org. Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
- "City May Purchase Claim Made That Rates Offered For Natural Gas are Higher Than Other Places Pay". Lincoln Star. March 26, 1931.
Just why Fremont should pay more members of the council were unable to understand. Mayor John F. Rohn, who is an attorney, declared that he questioned the legality of the gas company's franchise.Missing or empty
- Harry R. Swanson. "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board Primary Election August 14, 1934" (PDF). Retrieved October 3, 2017.
- Cooper, Harold. "The Great Nebraska Navy: Its Origin and Growth" (PDF). Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
- Szalewski, Susan. "Philip Sorensen's 'fondness for Nebraska never lagged'". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
- Harry R. Swanson. "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board General Election November 6, 1934" (PDF). Retrieved October 3, 2017.
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