Moses: 50–60% 60–70% 70–80% 80–90%
Patterson: 50–60% 60–70% 70–80%
|Elections in North Dakota|
The 1940 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1940. Incumbent Democrat John Moses defeated Republican nominee Jack A. Patterson with 63.11% of the vote.
Primary elections were held on June 25, 1940.
|Democratic||John Moses (inc.)||31,992||91.75|
|Democratic||C. P. Stone||2,877||8.25|
|Republican||Jack A. Patterson||78,690||54.84|
|Republican||Lewis T. Orlady||64,800||45.16|
|Democratic||John Moses (inc.)||173,278||63.11%|
|Republican||Jack A. Patterson||101,287||36.89%|