1946 California gubernatorial election
|Elections in California|
The California gubernatorial election, 1946 was held on November 5, 1946. It is notable in that the incumbent, Governor Earl Warren, was nominated by both the Republican and Democratic parties, as well as the Progressive party. Warren subsequently was reelected in the general election with more than 90% of the vote.
The Republican primary occurred on June 5, 1946. Incumbent Governor Earl Warren won 91.10% of the vote.
|Gov. Earl Warren (Incumbent)||774,302||91.10|
|Robert Walker Kenny||70,331||8.27|
|William E. Riker||5,359||0.63|
The Democratic primary occurred on June 5, 1946. Despite being a Republican, Earl Warren won 51.93% of the vote and won the Democratic nomination.
|Gov. Earl Warren (Incumbent)||593,180||51.93|
|Robert Walker Kenny||530,968||46.49|
|A. Beldon Gilbert||9,865||0.86|
|William E. Riker||8,175||0.72|
General election results
|Republican||Earl Warren (incumbent)||2,344,542||91.64||+34.54|
|Prohibition||Henry R. Schmidt||180,579||7.06||+6.58|
|Independent||Robert Walker Kenny||1,636||0.06||N/A|
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