1944 North Dakota gubernatorial election

← 1942 November 7, 1944 1946 →
 
Nominee Fred G. Aandahl William T. DePuy Alvin C. Strutz
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Popular vote 107,863 59,961 38,997
Percentage 52.02% 28.92% 18.81%

County results

Aandahl:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

DePuy:      60–70%
Strutz:      30–40%      40–50%

Governor before election

John Moses
Democratic

Elected Governor

Fred G. Aandahl
Republican

The 1944 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1944. Republican nominee Fred G. Aandahl defeated Democratic nominee William T. DePuy with 52.02% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 27, 1944.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William T. DePuy 13,683 100.00
Total votes 13,683 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Fred G. Aandahl 59,938 54.32
Republican Alvin C. Strutz 50,402 45.68
Total votes 110,340 100.00

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1944 North Dakota gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Fred G. Aandahl 107,863 52.02%
Democratic William T. DePuy 59,961 28.92%
Independent Alvin C. Strutz 38,997 18.81%
Prohibition A. M. Wiley 539 0.26%
Majority
Turnout
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1944. Retrieved March 22, 2020.
  2. ^ "General Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1944. Retrieved March 22, 2020.