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Maine gubernatorial election, 1946

Maine gubernatorial election, 1946

September 9, 1946

Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 110,327 69,624
Percentage 61.31% 38.69%

Governor before election

Horace Hildreth

Elected Governor

Horace Hildreth

The 1946 Maine gubernatorial election took place on September 9, 1946. Incumbent Republican Governor Horace A. 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.  

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