Missouri gubernatorial election, 1944

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1944
Missouri
1940 ←
November 7, 1944 → 1948

 
Nominee Phil M. Donnelly Jean Paul Bradshaw
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 793,490 762,908
Percentage 50.94% 48.97%

Governor before election

Forrest C. Donnell
Republican

Elected Governor

Phil M. Donnelly
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1944 was Missouri's thirty-sixth gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 7, 1944 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, State Senator Phil M. Donnelly, over the Republican candidate Jean Paul Bradshaw, and candidates representing the Socialist and Socialist Labor parties.

Results[edit]

1944 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Phil M. Donnelly 793,490 50.94 +1.09
Republican Jean Paul Bradshaw 762,908 48.97 -1.08
Socialist W. F. Rinck 1,226 0.08 -0.01
Socialist Labor Stephen Tendler 220 0.01 ±0.00
Majority 30,582 1.96 +1.76
Turnout 1,557,844 41.96 -6.96
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MO Governor Race - Nov 07, 1944". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-05.