1934 North Dakota gubernatorial election

← 1932 November 6, 1934 1936 →
 
Nominee Thomas H. Moodie Lydia Cady Langer
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 145,433 127,954
Percentage 52.98% 46.61%

1934 North Dakota gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Moodie:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Langer:      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Ole H. Olson
Republican

Elected Governor

Thomas H. Moodie
Democratic

The 1934 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1934. Democratic nominee Thomas H. Moodie defeated Republican nominee Lydia Cady Langer with 52.98% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 27, 1934.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas H. Moodie 30,796 79.80
Democratic R. A. Johnson 7,795 20.20
Total votes 26,066 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Langer 113,027 56.99
Republican Thorstein H. H. Thoresen 47,380 23.89
Republican J. P. Cain 37,934 19.13
Total votes 198,341 100.00

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1934 North Dakota gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Thomas H. Moodie 145,433 52.98%
Republican Lydia Cady Langer 127,954 46.61%
Communist Pat J. Barrett 1,132 0.41%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1934. Retrieved April 11, 2020.
  2. ^ "General Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1934. Retrieved April 11, 2020.