1946 North Dakota gubernatorial election

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Nominee Fred G. Aandahl Quentin Burdick
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 116,672 52,719
Percentage 68.88% 31.12%

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County results
Aandahl:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Burdick:      50–60%

Governor before election

Fred G. Aandahl
Republican

Elected Governor

Fred G. Aandahl
Republican

The 1946 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1946. Incumbent Republican Fred G. Aandahl defeated Democratic nominee Quentin Burdick with 68.88% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 25, 1946.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Quentin Burdick 14,749 100.00
Total votes 14,749 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Fred G. Aandahl (inc.) 81,953 65.64
Republican Elmer W. Cart 28,058 22.47
Republican Lynn Frazier 14,845 11.89
Total votes 124,856 100.00

General election

Candidates

Results

1946 North Dakota gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Fred G. Aandahl (inc.) 116,672 68.88%
Democratic Quentin Burdick 52,719 31.12%
Majority 63,953
Turnout 169,391
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1946. Retrieved March 15, 2020.
  2. ^ "General Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1946. Retrieved March 15, 2020.