New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1943

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1943

← 1940 November 2, 1943 1946 →
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Nominee Walter Evans Edge Vincent J. Murphy
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 634,364 506,604
Percentage 55.2% 44.1%

Governor before election

Charles Edison
Democratic

Elected Governor

Walter Evans Edge
Republican

The New Jersey gubernatorial election of 1943 was a race for Governor of New Jersey held on November 2, 1943. Republican Walter Evans Edge defeated Democratic nominee Vincent J. Murphy with 55.20% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on Tuesday September 21, 1943.[1]

Republican primary

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter Evans Edge 170,385 100.00
Total votes 170,385 100.00

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic Party primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vincent J. Murphy 162,845 100.00
Total votes 162,845 100.00

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

  • Walter Evans Edge (Republican), former Governor
  • Vincent J. Murphy (Democratic), Mayor of Newark

Other candidates

  • John C. Butterworth (Socialist Labor Party of America)
  • John Binns (Prohibition Party)
  • Roy V. H. Wilkinson (Socialist)

Results

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1943[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Walter Evans Edge 634,364 55.20%
Democratic Vincent J. Murphy 506,604 44.08%
Socialist Labor John C. Butterworth 4,587 0.40%
Prohibition John Binns 2,074 0.18%
Socialist Roy V. H. Wilkinson 1,563 0.14%
Majority
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Candidates for the Office of Governor - State of New Jersey" (PDF). Secretary of State of New Jersey. 1943. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Votes Cast for the Office of Governor of the State of New Jersey" (PDF). Secretary of State of New Jersey. 1943. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
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