1940 Missouri gubernatorial election

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1940

← 1936 November 5, 1940 1944 →
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Nominee Forrest C. Donnell Larry McDaniel
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 911,530 907,917
Percentage 50.05% 49.85%

Governor before election

Lloyd C. Stark
Democratic

Elected Governor

Forrest C. Donnell
Republican

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1940 was Missouri's 35th gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 5, 1940 and resulted in a victory for the Republican nominee, Forrest C. Donnell, over the Democratic nominee, and candidates representing the Socialist and Socialist Labor parties.

Results[edit]

1940 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Forrest C. Donnell 911,530 50.05 +7.52
Democratic Larry McDaniel 907,917 49.85 -7.21
Socialist Jed A. High 1,555 0.09 -0.06
Socialist Labor William Wesley Cox 205 0.01 -0.01
Majority 3,613 0.20 -14.34
Turnout 1,821,207 48.12 -1.96
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MO Governor Race - Nov 05, 1940". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-02.