Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1948
1948 Massachusetts gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1948. Democrat Paul A. Dever defeated Republican incumbent Robert F. Bradford, Socialist Labor candidate Horace Hillis, and Prohibition candidate Mark R. Shaw.
In the race for
Lieutenant Governor, Democrat Charles F. Sullivan defeated Republican incumbent Arthur W. Coolidge, Socialist Labor candidate Lawrence Gilfedder, and Prohibition candidate Guy S. Williams.
Primaries [ edit ]
Democratic [ edit ]
Massachusetts Attorney General and 1946 Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor Paul A. Dever defeated former Governor Maurice J. Tobin for the Democratic nomination. Tobin had ceased campaigning after he was appointed  United States Secretary of Labor.
Worcester Mayor Charles F. "Jeff" Sullivan defeated Benedict FitzGerald and Edward P. Barry for the Democratic nomination for Lt. Governor. 
Republican [ edit ]
Governor Robert F. Bradford defeated State Senator
Edward Rowe in the Republican primary. 
Lieutenant Governor Arthur W. Coolidge ran unopposed in the Republican Primary.
General election [ edit ]
Governor [ edit ]
Lieutenant Governor [ edit ]
References [ edit ]