1908 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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Massachusetts Gubernatorial Election, 1908

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Nominee Eben S. Draper James H. Vahey William N. Osgood
Party Republican Democratic Independence
Popular vote 228,318 168,162 23,101
Percentage 51.59% 38.00% 5.22%

Governor before election

Curtis Guild, Jr.
Republican

Elected Governor

Eben S. Draper
Republican

Gubernatorial elections were held in Massachusetts on November 4, 1908.

Governor[edit]

Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1908[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Eben S. Draper 228,318 51.59%
Democratic James H. Vahey 168,162 38.00%
Independence William N. Osgood 23,101 5.22%
Socialist James F. Carey 14,430 3.26%
Prohibition Willard O. Wylie 5,966 1.35%
Socialist Labor Walter J. Hoar 2,567 0.58%
Others Others 5 0.00%

Lt. Governor[edit]

Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1908[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Louis A. Frothingham 240,356 56.61%
Democratic Charles J. Barton 144,049 33.93%
Independence Robert J. McCartney 19,904 4.69%
Socialist John Hall, Jr. 11,619 2.74%
Prohibition Frank N. Rand 5,760 1.36%
Socialist Labor Joao Claudino 2,846 0.67%
Others Others 17 0.00%
Total votes 424,551 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1908 Massachusetts governor results". Office of the Secretary of State.
  2. ^ "1908 Massachusetts governor results".