1952 Nebraska gubernatorial election

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Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1952

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Nominee Robert B. Crosby Walter R. Raecke
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 366,009 229,700
Percentage 61.4% 38.6%

Governor before election

Val Peterson
Republican

Elected Governor

Robert B. Crosby
Republican

The 1952 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1952, and featured former Lieutenant Governor Robert B. Crosby, a Republican, defeating Democratic nominee, former state Senator Walter R. Raecke.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter R. Raecke 82,141 77.95
Democratic Don Maloney 17,884 16.97
Democratic Nina B. Dillingham 5,011 4.76
Democratic Write-in 345 0.33

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert B. Crosby 114,139 52.31
Republican Victor E. Anderson 86,778 39.77
Republican Andrew E. Swanson 8,112 3.72
Republican John G. Donner 5,094 2.33
Republican Arthur B. Walker 3,997 1.83
Republican Write-in 64 0.03

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1952[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert B. Crosby 366,009 61.44%
Democratic Walter R. Raecke 229,700 38.56%
Write-in Others 5 >0.01%
Total votes 595,714 100.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Walter R. Raecke, 1895-1960". nebraskahistory.org. Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved September 28, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c James S. Pittenger. "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board Primary Election April 1, 1952, General Election November 4, 1952" (PDF). Retrieved September 28, 2017.