1930 North Dakota gubernatorial election

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Nominee George F. Shafer Pierce Blewett
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 133,264 41,988
Percentage 73.62% 23.20%

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County results
Shafer:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Blewett:      40–50%

Governor before election

George F. Shafer
Republican

Elected Governor

George F. Shafer
Republican

The 1930 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1930. Incumbent Republican George F. Shafer defeated Democratic nominee Pierce Blewett with 73.62% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 25, 1930.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pierce Blewett 4,671
Democratic Frank O. Hellstrom 4,587
Democratic Fred L. Anderson 3,421
Total votes 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George F. Shafer (inc.) 105,371 60.34
Republican Everett H. Brant 69,249 39.66
Total votes 174,620 100.00

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1930 North Dakota gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican George F. Shafer (inc.) 133,264 73.62%
Democratic Pierce Blewett 41,988 23.20%
Communist Pat J. Barrett 5,754 3.18%
Majority 41,988
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1930. Retrieved April 20, 2020.
  2. ^ "General Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1930. Retrieved April 20, 2020.