Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1942

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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

Martin:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Ross:      40–50%      50–60%

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

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

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