1940 General Election Results: Governor

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 5, 1940
49.92%
Henry Frederick Schricker*, Democratic, 889,620 votes
49.69%
Glenn R. Hillis, Republican, 885,657 votes
 0.27%
Omer S. Whiteman, Prohibition, 4,869 votes
 0.08%
Mary Donavan Hapgood, Socialist, 1,455 votes
 0.04%
Herman Backus Barefield, Socialist Labor, 651 votes
Out of 1,782,252 votes casts, the margin of victory was 3,963 (0.23%)