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In 1942, Californians elected a new governor. During a campaign played out against a background of war in Europe and the Pacific, incumbent Democrat Culbert Olson offered a lackluster accounting of his record, while Republican Attorney General Earl Warren drove home the need for a decisive and coordinated defense plan for the state. California had changed greatly in the four years since Olson was first elected, and Californians wanted a change in leadership. They chose Warren.


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California Indicts Governor Olson

California Indicts Governor Olson


Attention Voters, Elect Earl Warren Governor

Attention Voters, Elect Earl Warren Governor


Leadership Not Politics, Elect Earl Warren Victory Governor

Leadership Not Politics, Elect Earl Warren Victory Governor


Re-elect Culbert L. Olson, Governor (Democrat)

Re-elect Culbert L. Olson, Governor (Democrat)


Re-elect Culbert L. Olson, Primary Election August 25

Re-elect Culbert L. Olson, Primary Election August 25


The Olson Administration, Fiscal Achievements

The Olson Administration, Fiscal Achievements




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