1936 Nebraska gubernatorial election

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Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1936

← 1934 November 3, 1936 1938 →
  Gov. Roy L. Cochran.jpg Dwight P. Griswold (1893–1954).jpg
Nominee Robert L. Cochran Dwight Griswold
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 333,412 257,267
Percentage 55.9% 43.1%

Governor before election

Robert L. Cochran
Democratic

Elected Governor

Robert L. Cochran
Democratic

The 1936 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1936, and featured incumbent Governor Robert L. Cochran, a Democrat, defeating Republican nominee, newspaper publisher and former state legislator Dwight Griswold, to win a second two-year term in office.

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1936[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert L. Cochran 333,412 55.90%
Republican Dwight Griswold 257,267 43.13%
Independent Peter Mehrens 5,746 0.96%
Total votes 596,425 100.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board 1936 General Election" (PDF). Retrieved October 2, 2017.