1950 North Dakota gubernatorial election

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Nominee Norman Brunsdale Clyde G. Byerly
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 121,822 61,950
Percentage 66.29% 33.71%

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County results
Brunsdale:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80-90%

Governor before election

Fred G. Aandahl
Republican

Elected Governor

Norman Brunsdale
Republican

The 1950 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1950. Republican nominee Norman Brunsdale defeated Democratic nominee Clyde G. Byerly with 66.29% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 27, 1950.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clyde G. Byerly 15,511 51.11
Democratic Obed A. Wyum 14,836 48.89
Total votes 30,347 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norman Brunsdale 81,599 59.04
Republican Frank Vogel 56,612 40.96
Total votes 138,211 100.00

General election

Candidates

Results

1950 North Dakota gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Norman Brunsdale 121,822 66.29%
Democratic Clyde G. Byerly 61,950 33.71%
Majority 59,872
Turnout 183,772
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1950. Retrieved March 13, 2020.
  2. ^ "General Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1950. Retrieved March 13, 2020.