1945 Virginia Gubernatorial Election
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1945 Virginia Gubernatorial Election
1945 Virginia gubernatorial election

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Nominee William M. Tuck S. Lloyd Landreth
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 112,355 52,386
Percentage 66.58% 31.04%

Virginia Governor Election Results by County, 1945.svg
County and independent city results
Tuck:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%      >90%
Landreth:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Governor before election

Colgate Darden

Elected Governor

William M. Tuck

In the 1945 Virginia gubernatorial election, incumbent Governor Colgate Darden, a Democrat, was unable to seek re-election due to term limits. Lieutenant Governor William M. Tuck was nominated by the Democratic Party to run against Republican S. Lloyd Landreth.



Virginia gubernatorial election, 1945[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic William M. Tuck 112,355 66.58% -14.00%
Republican S. Lloyd Landreth 52,386 31.04% +13.16%
Independent Howard Carwile 4,023 2.38%
Majority 59,969 35.53%
Turnout 168,764
Democratic hold Swing


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