1950 Tennessee gubernatorial election

← 1948 November 7, 1950 1952 →
 
Nominee Gordon Browning John Randolph Neal Jr.
Party Democratic Independent
Popular vote 184,437 51,757
Percentage 78.09% 21.91%

County results
Browning:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%      >90%

Governor before election

Gordon Browning
Democratic

Elected Governor

Gordon Browning
Democratic

The 1950 Tennessee gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1950. Incumbent Democrat Gordon Browning defeated Independent John Randolph Neal Jr. with 78.09% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on August 3, 1950.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gordon Browning (incumbent) 267,855 55.66
Democratic Clifford Allen 208,634 43.35
Democratic John Randolph Neal Jr. 2,875 0.60
Democratic Porter Freeman 1,907 0.40
Total votes 481,271 100.00

General election

Candidates

Results

1950 Tennessee gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Gordon Browning (incumbent) 184,437 78.09%
Independent John Randolph Neal Jr. 51,757 21.91%
Majority 132,680
Turnout 236,194
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b Guide to U.S. elections - CQ Press, Congressional Quarterly, inc. CQ Press. 2005. ISBN 9781568029818. Retrieved 2020-04-10.
  2. ^ Cook, Rhodes (26 October 2017). America Votes 32: 2015-2016, Election Returns by State - Rhodes Cook. ISBN 9781506368993. Retrieved 2020-04-10.