1952 North Dakota gubernatorial election

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Nominee Norman Brunsdale Ole C. Johnson
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 199,944 53,990
Percentage 78.74% 21.26%

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County results
Brunsdale:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80-90%      90–100%

Governor before election

Norman Brunsdale
Republican

Elected Governor

Norman Brunsdale
Republican

The 1952 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1952. Incumbent Republican Norman Brunsdale defeated Democratic nominee Ole C. Johnson with 78.74% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 24, 1952.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ole C. Johnson 12,130 100.00
Total votes 12,130 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norman Brunsdale (inc.) 109,139 59.90
Republican Albert Jacobson 73,072 40.10
Total votes 182,211 100.00

General election

Candidates

Results

1952 North Dakota gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Norman Brunsdale (inc.) 199,944 78.74%
Democratic Ole C. Johnson 53,990 21.26%
Majority 145,954
Turnout 253,934
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1952. Retrieved March 12, 2020.
  2. ^ "General Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1952. Retrieved March 12, 2020.