1914 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1914

← 1912 November 3, 1914 (1914-11-03) 1916 →
  Charles W. Gates.jpg Harland B. Howe.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Charles W. Gates Harland B. Howe Walter J. Aldrich
Party Republican Democratic Progressive
Popular vote 36,972 16,191 6,929
Percentage 59.5% 26.1% 11.2%

Governor before election

Allen M. Fletcher
Republican

Elected Governor

Charles W. Gates
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1914 took place on November 3, 1914. Incumbent Republican Allen M. Fletcher, per the "Mountain Rule",[1] did not run for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate Charles W. Gates defeated Democratic candidate Harland B. Howe and Progressive candidate Walter J. Aldrich to succeed him.

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1914[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Charles W. Gates 36,972 59.5
Democratic Harland B. Howe 16,191 26.1
Progressive Walter J. Aldrich 6,929 11.2
Prohibition Clement F. Smith 1,074 1.7
Socialist William R. Rowland 899 1.4
N/A Other 27 0.1
Total votes 62,092 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hand, Samuel B. "Mountain Rule Revisited" (PDF). Vermont Historical Society. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 1 January 2015.