The 1942 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1942, and featured incumbent Governor Dwight Griswold, a Republican, defeating Democratic nominee, former Governor Charles W. Bryan, to win a second two-year term in office.
- Charles W. Bryan, former Governor and mayor of Lincoln
- Roy M. Harrop
- Stanley D. Long, Regent of the University of Nebraska
|Democratic||Charles W. Bryan||53,904||67.80|
|Democratic||Stanley D. Long||17,400||21.89|
|Democratic||Roy M. Harrop||8,204||10.32|
|Republican||Dwight Griswold (incumbent)||81,567||77.05|
|Republican||Charles J. Warner||24,296||22.95|
|Republican||Dwight Griswold (incumbent)||283,271||74.84%|
|Democratic||Charles W. Bryan||95,231||25.16%|
- "Nebraska Geological Survey Bulletin, Number 14 (January 1943)" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-09-30.
- Frank Marsh (Sr.). "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board Primary Election August 11, 1942, General Election November 3, 1942" (PDF). Retrieved September 30, 2017.