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Virginia gubernatorial election, 1949

Virginia gubernatorial election, 1949

November 8, 1949

Nominee John S. Battle Walter Johnson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 184,772 71,991
Percentage 70.43% 27.44%

Governor before election

William M. Tuck

Elected Governor

John S. Battle

In the 1949 Virginia gubernatorial election, incumbent Governor William M. Tuck, a Democrat, was unable to seek re-election due to term limits. Virginia State Senator John S. Battle was nominated by the Democratic Party to run against Republican Walter Johnson.



Virginia gubernatorial election, 1949[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John S. Battle 184,772 70.43% +3.85%
Republican Walter Johnson 71,991 27.44% -3.60%
Social Democratic Clarke T. Robb 5,569 2.12% +2.12%
Majority 112,781 42.99% +7.46%
Turnout 262,332
Democratic hold Swing


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