Peterson: 50-60% 60-70% 70-80%
Raecke: 50-60% 60-70%
The 1950 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1950, and featured incumbent Governor Val Peterson, a Republican, defeating Democratic nominee, former state Senator Walter R. Raecke, to win a third and final two-year term in office.
- Terry Carpenter, former U.S. Representative
- Henry L. Fillman, farmer and insurance businessman
- Frank B. Morrison, attorney and former school superintendent
- Walter R. Raecke, former Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature
- Harry R. Swanson, former Secretary of State
|Democratic||Walter R. Raecke||27,249||32.05|
|Democratic||Frank B. Morrison||20,242||23.81|
|Democratic||Harry R. Swanson||9,405||11.06|
|Democratic||Henry L. Fillman||2,048||2.41|
|Republican||Ernest A. Adams||29,571||21.98|
|Republican||A. B. Walker||11,274||8.38|
|Democratic||Walter R. Raecke||202,638||45.06%|
- "Lincoln Voters Slow in Starting Despite Ideal Day". Lincoln Evening Journal. August 8, 1950.
Contenders were former Rep. Terry Carpenter of Scottsbluff, Atty. Frank B. Morrison of McCook, former Secretary of State Harry R. Swanson, ex-Legislator Walter R. Raecke of Central City, and Henry L. Fillman, York farmer and insurance man.Missing or empty
- "Walter R. Raecke, 1895-1960". nebraskahistory.org. Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved September 28, 2017.
- Frank Marsh (Sr.). "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board Primary Election August 8, 1950, General Election November 7, 1950" (PDF). Retrieved September 28, 2017.
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