1944 New Mexico gubernatorial election

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New Mexico gubernatorial election, 1944

← 1942 November 7, 1944 1946 →
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Nominee John J. Dempsey Carroll G. Gunderson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 76,443 71,113
Percentage 51.8% 48.2%

Governor before election

John J. Dempsey
Democratic

Elected Governor

John J. Dempsey
Democratic

The 1944 New Mexico gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1944, in order to elect the Governor of New Mexico. Incumbent Democrat John J. Dempsey won reelection to a second term.

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

New Mexico gubernatorial election, 1944[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John J. Dempsey 76,443 51.81
Republican Carroll G. Gunderson 71,113 48.19
Total votes 147,556 100.00
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NM Governor 1944". Our Campaigns. Retrieved January 7, 2017.