Maine gubernatorial election, 1950

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Maine gubernatorial election, 1950
← 1948 September 11, 1950 1952 →
  Frederick George Payne.jpg
Nominee Frederick G. Payne Earle S. Grant
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 145,823 94,304
Percentage 60.73% 39.27%

County results
  Counties won by Grant
  Counties won by Payne

Governor before election

Fredereck G. Payne

Elected Governor

Frederick G. Payne

The 1950 Maine gubernatorial election took place on September 11, 1950. Incumbent Republican Governor Frederick G. Payne was seeking a second term, and faced off against Democratic challenger Earle S. Grant. Payne went on to win re-election by a wide margin.


1950 Gubernatorial Election, Maine[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Frederick G. Payne 145,823 60.73% -
Democratic Earle S. Grant 94,304 39.27% -
Majority 51,519 21.45%