1936 Indiana gubernatorial election

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Nominee M. Clifford Townsend Raymond S. Springer
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 908,494 727,526
Percentage 55.36% 44.33%

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County results
Townsend:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Springer:      50-60%      60-70%

Governor before election

Paul V. McNutt
Democratic

Elected Governor

M. Clifford Townsend
Democratic

The 1936 Indiana gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1936. Democratic nominee M. Clifford Townsend defeated Republican nominee Raymond S. Springer with 55.36% of the vote.

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1936 Indiana gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic M. Clifford Townsend 908,494 55.36%
Republican Raymond S. Springer 727,526 44.33%
Socialist Marie B. Tomsich 3,871 0.24%
Communist Wenzel Stocker 1,183 0.07%
Majority 180,968
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Kalb, Deborah (24 December 2015). Guide to U.S. Elections. ISBN 9781483380353. Retrieved July 21, 2020.