1946 Maine gubernatorial election

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1946 Maine gubernatorial election

← 1944 September 9, 1946 1948 →
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Nominee Horace Hildreth F. Davis Clark
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 110,327 69,624
Percentage 61.31% 38.69%

County results
  Counties won by Clark
  Counties won by Hildreth

Governor before election

Horace Hildreth

Elected Governor

Horace Hildreth

The 1946 Maine gubernatorial election took place on September 9, 1946. Incumbent Republican Governor Horace Hildreth, was seeking a second term, and faced off against Democrat F. Davis Clark. This election represented the first gubernatorial election in Maine following the end of the Second World War, and saw Hildreth easily win re-election


1946 Gubernatorial Election, Maine[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Horace A. Hildreth 110,327 61.31% -
Democratic F. Davis Clark 69,624 38.69% -
Majority 40,703 22.62%


  1. ^ Guide to US Elections, Fifth Edition, Volume II. CQ Press. 2005. pp. 1497–1499. ISBN 978-1-56802-981-8. Retrieved 2009-05-12.