1944 General Election Results: Governor

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 7, 1944
50.97%
Ralph F. Gates*, Republican, 849,346 votes
48.18%
Samuel D. Jackson, Democratic, 802,765 votes
 0.74%
Waldo E. Yeater, Prohibition, 12,358 votes
 0.11%
William Rabe, Sr., Socialist, 1,770 votes
Out of 1,666,239 votes casts, the margin of victory was 46,581 (2.79%)