California gubernatorial election, 1954

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California gubernatorial election, 1954
California
1950 ←
November 2, 1954 → 1958

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Nominee Goodwin Knight Richard P. Graves
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,290,519 1,739,368
Percentage 56.83% 43.16%

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Election results by county

Governor before election

Goodwin Knight
Republican

Elected Governor

Goodwin Knight
Republican

The California gubernatorial election, 1954 was held on November 2, 1954.

General election results[edit]

1954 gubernatorial election, California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Goodwin Knight (incumbent) 2,290,519 56.83
Democratic Richard P. Graves 1,739,368 43.16
No party Scattering 481 0.01%
Total votes 4,030,368 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

Results by county[edit]

County Knight Votes Graves Votes Others Votes
Kings 88.20% 50,760 11.80% 6,789 0.00% 0
Alpine 80.88% 110 19.12% 26 0.00% 0
Mono 76.20% 602 23.80% 188 0.00% 0
Orange 69.65% 63,148 30.34% 27,511 0.01% 7
Inyo 66.45% 2,662 33.55% 1,344 0.00% 0
Lake 64.98% 3,409 35.02% 1,837 0.00% 0
Del Norte 64.86% 2,584 35.14% 1,400 0.00% 0
San Benito 64.86% 2,911 35.14% 1,577 0.00% 0
Sonoma 64.55% 26,766 35.45% 14,699 0.01% 3
San Diego 64.23% 139,769 35.76% 77,817 0.00% 6
Santa Cruz 64.17% 19,008 35.83% 10,613 0.00% 1
Marin 64.01% 23,830 35.97% 13,392 0.01% 4
Santa Clara 63.41% 72,965 36.58% 42,088 0.01% 9
Humboldt 63.39% 16,324 36.61% 9,426 0.00% 0
Riverside 63.22% 39,047 36.77% 22,706 0.01% 6
San Mateo 63.02% 71,440 36.97% 41,910 0.01% 13
Santa Barbara 62.63% 23,368 37.36% 13,941 0.01% 2
Mariposa 60.80% 1,405 39.20% 906 0.00% 0
Napa 60.59% 10,992 39.41% 7,149 0.00% 0
Mendocino 59.94% 9,146 40.05% 6,111 0.01% 1
Monterey 59.45% 22,593 40.55% 15,411 0.01% 2
Tehama 59.20% 4,566 40.80% 3,147 0.00% 0
Butte 58.92% 14,390 41.08% 10,035 0.00% 0
San Bernardino 58.39% 60,417 41.61% 43,058 0.00% 5
San Luis Obispo 58.34% 12,808 41.65% 9,145 0.01% 2
Imperial 58.25% 7,664 41.75% 5,494 0.00% 0
Sutter 58.15% 4,704 41.85% 3,386 0.00% 0
Colusa 57.76% 2,337 42.24% 1,709 0.00% 0
Glenn 57.45% 3,197 42.55% 2,368 0.00% 0
Los Angeles 57.31% 950,611 42.67% 707,734 0.02% 303
Nevada 57.13% 4,376 42.87% 3,284 0.00% 0
San Joaquin 55.99% 36,111 44.01% 28,384 0.01% 6
San Francisco 55.97% 151,458 44.03% 119,138 0.00% 13
El Dorado 54.87% 3,968 45.13% 3,264 0.00% 0
Modoc 54.70% 1,763 45.30% 1,460 0.00% 0
Tulare 54.64% 21,491 45.36% 17,842 0.00% 1
Calaveras 53.64% 2,574 46.36% 2,225 0.00% 0
Ventura 53.33% 19,926 46.66% 17,434 0.01% 4
Siskiyou 52.72% 6,019 47.28% 5,397 0.00% 0
Kern 51.69% 35,301 48.31% 32,997 0.00% 1
Contra Costa 51.61% 58,340 48.37% 54,681 0.01% 15
Stanislaus 50.77% 21,487 49.22% 20,828 0.01% 4
Alameda 49.93% 143,007 50.05% 143,350 0.02% 52
Yolo 49.77% 7,053 50.20% 7,114 0.04% 5
Sacramento 49.61% 55,277 50.38% 56,137 0.01% 12
Yuba 49.30% 3,462 50.70% 3,561 0.00% 0
Trinity 49.16% 1,137 50.84% 1,176 0.00% 0
Sierra 49.15% 579 50.85% 599 0.00% 0
Fresno 49.12% 44,581 50.87% 46,168 0.00% 2
Solano 48.87% 16,537 51.13% 17,303 0.00% 0
Merced 48.46% 9,924 51.53% 10,553 0.00% 1
Tuolumne 47.60% 2,773 52.40% 3,053 0.00% 0
Placer 46.97% 7,459 53.03% 8,420 0.00% 0
Madera 46.94% 5,147 53.06% 5,817 0.00% 0
Amador 45.86% 1,964 54.14% 2,319 0.00% 0
Lassen 45.30% 2,597 54.70% 3,136 0.00% 0
Shasta 44.69% 6,582 55.30% 8,144 0.01% 1
Plumas 43.50% 2,053 56.50% 2,667 0.00% 0

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