Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1946
1946 Massachusetts gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1946. Republican Robert F. Bradford defeated Democratic incumbent Maurice J. Tobin, Socialist Labor candidate Horace Hillis, and Prohibition candidate Guy S. Williams.
In the race for
Lieutenant Governor, Republican Arthur W. Coolidge defeated Democratic candidate Paul A. Dever, Socialist Labor candidate Francis A. Votano, and Prohibition candidate Alfred Erickson.
Primaries [ edit ]
Democratic [ edit ]
Governor Tobin defeated Francis D. Harrigan, a senior partner with the law firm of Caulfield, Harrigan and Murray, associate editor of the
Association of Trial Lawyers of America's Law Journal, and a World War I veteran, for the Democratic nomination. 
Former Attorney General
Paul A. Dever defeated Roger Putnam, Daniel J. O'Connell, and John B. Carr for the Democratic nomination for Lt. Governor.
Republican [ edit ]
Lieutenant Governor Robert F. Bradford won the Republican gubernatorial nomination unopposed.
State Senator Arthur W. Coolidge defeated
Lynn, Massachusetts mayor Albert Cole in the Republican primary for Lieutenant Governor.
General election [ edit ]
Governor [ edit ]
Lieutenant Governor [ edit ]
References [ edit ]