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Parents > United States > New York > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1938 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1938 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1938 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 01, 1939 - 12:00pm
Term End December 03, 1942 - 12:00pm
Contributornystate63
Last Modifiedbudgeteer January 19, 2017 05:31am
Data SourcesNY Red Book 1939
Description Lehman also ran on the American Labor line.
DEM 1,971,307 ALP 419,979

Dewey also ran on the Independent Progressive line.
REP 2,302,505 INP 24,387

He resigned on December 3rd, 1942 to become Director of Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Operations.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1936
NameHerbert H. Lehman Votes2,970,595 (53.45%)
Term01/01/1937 - 01/03/1939 Margin520,491 (+9.37%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1942
NameThomas E. Dewey Votes2,148,546 (52.10%)
Term01/03/1943 - 01/03/1947 Margin647,507 (+15.70%)
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Name (I) Gov. Herbert H. Lehman District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey Party Leader Norman M. Thomas Aaron M. Orange  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Industrial Government  
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Certified Votes2,391,286 (50.38%) 2,326,982 (49.02%) 24,980 (0.53%) 3,516 (0.07%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -64,304 (-1.35%) -2,366,306 (-49.85%) -2,387,770 (-50.30%)  
Fusion Votes
Democratic1,971,307
ALP American Labor419,979
Republican2,302,505
IndP Independent Progressive24,387
 
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