Langer: 30-40% 40-50% 50-60% 60-70%
Welford: 30-40% 40-50%
|Elections in North Dakota|
The 1936 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1936. Nonpartisan League nominee William Langer defeated incumbent Republican Walter Welford with 35.80% of the vote.
Primary elections were held on June 24, 1936.
|Democratic||Ole H. Olson||12,942||31.29|
|Democratic||James F. Morrow||2,341||5.66|
|Republican||Walter Welford (inc.)||90,788||50.19|
Major party candidates
|Nonpartisan League||William Langer||98,750||35.80%|
|Republican||Walter Welford (inc.)||95,697||34.70%|
|Communist||Pat J. Barrett||331||0.12%|
|Progressive Party||L. J. Wehe||309||0.11%|
|Nonpartisan League gain from Republican||Swing|