California gubernatorial election, 1938

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California gubernatorial election, 1938
California
← 1934 November 8, 1938 1942 →
 
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Culbert L. Olson in Long Beach, California - NARA - 195522.jpg
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Nominee Culbert Olson Frank Merriam
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,391,734 1,171,019
Percentage 52.49% 44.17%

Governor before election

Frank Merriam
Republican

Elected Governor

Culbert Olson
Democratic

The California gubernatorial election, 1938 was held on November 8, 1938.

General Election Results[edit]

1938 gubernatorial election, California
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Culbert L. Olson 1,391,734 52.49
Republican Frank F. Merriam (incumbent) 1,171,019 44.17
Progressive Raymond L. Haight 64,418 2.43
Commonwealth Party Robert Noble 23,787 0.90
Total votes 0 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

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