1911 Baltimore mayoral election

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Baltimore mayoral election, 1911
← 1907 May 2, 1911 1915 →
  James H. Preston (1).jpg E. Clay Timanus (1).jpg
Candidate James H. Preston E. Clay Timanus
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 47,508 46,809
Percentage 50.37% 49.63%

Mayor before election

J. Barry Mahool

Elected Mayor

James H. Preston

The 1911 Baltimore mayoral election saw the election of James H. Preston.


Incumbent Democratic mayor J. Barry Mahool lost reelection in the Democratic primary to James H. Preston.[1][2]

Former mayor E. Clay Timanus won the Republican nomination.

General election[edit]

The general election was held May 2.[3]

Baltimore mayoral general election, 1911[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James H. Preston 47,508 50.37%
Republican E. Clay Timanus 46,809 49.63%
Total votes 94,317


  1. ^ J. Barry Mahool (1870-1935), Archives of Maryland (Biographical Series), Retrieved May 8, 2012
  2. ^ Coyle, Wilbur F. The Mayors of Baltimore, Baltimore Municipal Journal (1919)
  3. ^ a b "RaceID=720743". Our Campaigns. Retrieved May 6, 2019.