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Maine gubernatorial election, 1950

Maine gubernatorial election, 1950

September 11, 1950

Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 145,823 94,304
Percentage 60.73% 39.27%

Election results by county
Republican (Red), Democrat (Blue)

Governor before election

Fredereck G. Payne

Elected Governor

Frederick G. Payne

The 1950 Maine gubernatorial election took place on September 11, 1950. Incumbent Republican Governor Frederick G. Payne was seeking a second term, and faced off against Democratic challenger Earle S. Grant. Payne went on to win re-election by a wide margin.


1950 Gubernatorial Election, Maine[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Frederick G. Payne 145,823 60.73% -
Democratic Earle S. Grant 94,304 39.27% -
Majority 51,519 21.45%


  1. ^ Guide to US Elections, Fifth Edition, Volume II. CQ Press. 2005. pp. 1497–1499.  

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