The 1942 New Mexico gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1942, in order to elect the Governor of New Mexico. Incumbent Democrat John E. Miles was term-limited, and could not run for reelection to a third consecutive term. Former U.S. Representative John J. Dempsey won the open seat.
|Democratic||John J. Dempsey||59,258||54.55|
|Republican||Joseph F. Tondre||49,380||45.45|
- "NM Governor 1942". Our Campaigns. Retrieved January 7, 2017.