1950 California gubernatorial election

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California gubernatorial election, 1950

← 1946 November 7, 1950 1954 →
  Earl Warren Portrait, half figure, seated, facing front, as Governor.jpg James Roosevelt.jpg
Nominee Earl Warren James Roosevelt
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,461,754 1,333,856
Percentage 64.86% 35.14%

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County results
Warren:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%

Governor before election

Earl Warren

Elected Governor

Earl Warren

The California gubernatorial election, 1950 was held on November 7, 1950. For the last time, Warren was reelected governor in a landslide over the Democratic opponent, James Roosevelt, the son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Warren is the last Republican gubernatorial nominee to have won Alameda County along with being the last nominee of any party to sweep every county in the state.

General Election Results[edit]

1950 gubernatorial election, California
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Earl Warren (incumbent) 2,461,754 64.86 -26.78
Democratic James Roosevelt 1,333,856 35.14 +35.01
Total votes 3,795,610 100.0%
Republican hold Swing