1948 General Election Results: Lieutenant Governor

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 2, 1948
51.63%
John A. Watkins*, Democratic, 840,451 votes
47.03%
Rue J. Alexander, Republican, 765,541 votes
 0.85%
Orval L. Huffman, Prohibition, 13,883 votes
 0.39%
Charles C. Rohrer, Progressive, 6,314 votes
 0.06%
Roy L. Farr, Socialist, 988 votes
 0.04%
Charley Lynch, Socialist Labor, 632 votes
Out of 1,627,809 votes casts, the margin of victory was 74,910 (4.60%)