1953 United States gubernatorial elections

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United States gubernatorial elections, 1953

← 1952 November 5, 1953 1954 →

2 state governorships
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 30 governorships 18 governorships
Seats before 30 18
Seats after 29 19
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1

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  Democratic holds
  Democratic pickups
  Republican holds
  Republican pickups

United States gubernatorial elections were held on 3 November 1953, in two states.

Results[edit]

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
New Jersey Alfred E. Driscoll Republican Term-limited, Democratic victory Robert B. Meyner (Democratic) 53.17%
Paul L. Troast (Republican) 44.68%
Clendenin Ryan (Independent Voters) 1.29%
Henry B. Krajewski (Veterans Bonus Now) 0.71%
Albert Ronis (Socialist Labor) 0.16%
[1]
Virginia John S. Battle Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Thomas B. Stanley (Democratic) 54.83%
Theodore Roosevelt Dalton (Republican) 44.28%
Howard Carwile (Independent) 0.89%
[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NJ Governor, 1953". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  2. ^ "VA Governor, 1953". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 14 February 2019.