1944 Idaho gubernatorial election

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1944 Idaho gubernatorial election

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Nominee Charles C. Gossett W. H. Detweiler
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 109,527 98,532
Percentage 52.64% 47.36%

Governor before election

C. A. Bottolfsen
Republican

Elected Governor

Charles C. Gossett
Democratic

The 1944 Idaho gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1944. Democratic nominee Charles C. Gossett defeated Republican nominee W. H. Detweiler with 52.64% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Charles C. Gossett, Democratic
  • W. H. Detweiler, Republican

Results[edit]

1944 Idaho gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Charles C. Gossett 109,527 52.64%
Republican W. H. Detweiler 98,532 47.36%
Majority 10,995
Turnout
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guide to U.S. Elections". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2020-04-30.