1944 Missouri gubernatorial election

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1944

← 1940 November 7, 1944 1948 →
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Nominee Phil M. Donnelly Jean Paul Bradshaw
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 793,490 762,908
Percentage 50.94% 48.97%

Governor before election

Forrest C. Donnell
Republican

Elected Governor

Phil M. Donnelly
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1944 was Missouri's 36th gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 7, 1944 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, State Senator Phil M. Donnelly, over the Republican nominee Jean Paul Bradshaw, and candidates representing the Socialist and Socialist Labor parties.

Results[edit]

1944 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Phil M. Donnelly 793,490 50.94 +1.09
Republican Jean Paul Bradshaw 762,908 48.97 -1.08
Socialist W. F. Rinck 1,226 0.08 -0.01
Socialist Labor Stephen Tendler 220 0.01 ±0.00
Majority 30,582 1.96 +1.76
Turnout 1,557,844 41.96 -6.96
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MO Governor Race – Nov 07, 1944". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-05.