1938 Nevada gubernatorial election

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1938 Nevada gubernatorial election

← 1934 November 8, 1938 1942 →
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Nominee Edward P. Carville John A. Fulton
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 28,528 17,586
Percentage 61.86% 38.14%

Governor before election

Richard Kirman Sr.
Democratic

Elected Governor

Edward P. Carville
Democratic

The 1938 Nevada gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1938. Democratic nominee Edward P. Carville defeated Republican nominee John A. Fulton with 61.86% of the vote.

Primary elections[edit]

Primary elections were held on September 6, 1948.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward P. Carville 12,279 50.60
Democratic Harley A. Harmon 9,558 39.39
Democratic Charles L. Richards 2,428 10.01
Total votes 24,265 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • John A. Fulton
  • John A. Durkee

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John A. Fulton 4,854 55.83
Republican John A. Durkee 3,841 44.18
Total votes 8,695 100.00

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Edward P. Carville, Democratic
  • John A. Fulton, Republican

Results[edit]

1938 Nevada gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Edward P. Carville 28,528 61.86%
Republican John A. Fulton 17,586 38.14%
Majority
Turnout 46,114
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Guide to U.S. elections - CQ Press, Congressional Quarterly, inc". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2019-06-17.