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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 06, 1938 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1938 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1938 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1939 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1943 - 12:00pm
Turnout 46.70% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker August 25, 2004 10:48am
Data SourcesAmerican State Governors, 1776-1976 v1 Joseph and Jessamine Kallenbach
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1934
NameFrank F. Merriam Votes1,138,629 (48.87%)
Term01/03/1935 - 01/03/1939 Margin259,092 (+11.12%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1942
NameEarl Warren Votes1,275,237 (57.07%)
Term01/03/1943 - 01/03/1947 Margin342,242 (+15.32%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 30, 1938 CA Governor - Prog. Primary Raymond L. Haight PRG 7,701
Aug 30, 1938 CA Governor - D Primary Culbert L. Olson D 1,151,863
Aug 30, 1938 CA Governor - R Primary Frank F. Merriam R 739,003
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Name Culbert L. Olson (I) Gov. Frank F. Merriam Raymond L. Haight Robert Noble (W) Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Republican Progressive Commonwealth  
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Uncertified Votes1,391,734 (52.49%) 1,171,019 (44.17%) 64,418 (2.43%) 23,787 (0.90%) 505 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -220,715 (-8.32%) -1,327,316 (-50.06%) -1,367,947 (-51.59%) -1,391,229 (-52.47%)  
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