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1948 Florida gubernatorial election

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1948 Florida gubernatorial election

← 1944 November 2, 1948 1952 →
 
Nominee Fuller Warren Bert L. Acker
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 381,459 76,153
Percentage 83.35% 16.64%

County Results
Warren:      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%      >90%

Governor before election

Millard Caldwell
Democratic

Elected Governor

Fuller Warren
Democratic

The 1948 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1948. Democratic nominee Fuller Warren defeated Republican nominee Bert L. Acker with 83.35% of the vote.

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Primary elections

Primary elections were held on May 4, 1948.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Fuller Warren 183,326 32.45
Democratic Daniel T. McCarty 161,788 28.64
Democratic Colin English 89,158 15.78
Democratic William A. Shands 62,358 11.04
Democratic J. Thomas Watson 51,505 9.12
Democratic Richard H. Cooper 8,152 1.44
Democratic Bernarr Macfadden 4,540 0.80