1942 Oklahoma gubernatorial election

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1942 Oklahoma gubernatorial election

← 1938 November 3, 1942 1946 →
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Nominee Robert S. Kerr William J. Otjen
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 196,565 180,454
Percentage 51.8% 47.6%

Governor before election

Leon C. Phillips

Elected Governor

Robert S. Kerr

The Oklahoma gubernatorial election of 1942 was held on November 3, 1942, and was a race for the Governor of Oklahoma. Democrat Robert S. Kerr defeated Republican William J. Otjen. Edward W. Fickinger was also on the ballot representing the Prohibition Party.[1]


1942 Oklahoma gubernatorial election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Robert S. Kerr 196,565 51.8
Republican William J. Otjen 180,454 47.6
Prohibition Edward W. Fickinger 1,762 0.4
Democratic hold Swing


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