Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1942

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Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1942
Pennsylvania
← 1938 November 3, 1942 (1942-11-03) 1946 →
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Nominee Edward Martin F. Clair Ross
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,367,531 1,149,897
Percentage 53.67% 45.13%

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County results

Governor before election

Arthur James
Republican

Elected Governor

Edward Martin
Republican

The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1942 occurred on November 3, 1942. Incumbent Republican governor Arthur James was not a candidate for re-election. Republican candidate Edward Martin defeated Democratic candidate F. Clair Ross to become Governor of Pennsylvania.

Results[edit]

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1942[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Edward Martin 1,367,531 53.67
Democratic F. Clair Ross 1,149,897 45.13
Prohibition Dale H. Learn 17,385 0.68
United Pension John J. Haluska 7,911 0.31
Socialist Labor Joseph Pirincin 5,310 0.21
N/A Others 37 0.00
Totals 2,548,071 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Election Returns 1942". Wilkes University. Retrieved 20 December 2012.