1918 Vermont gubernatorial election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Vermont gubernatorial election, 1918

← 1916 November 5, 1918 (1918-11-05) 1920 →
  No image.svg
Nominee Percival W. Clement William B. Mayo
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 28,358 13,859
Percentage 67.0% 32.7%

Governor before election

Horace F. Graham
Republican

Elected Governor

Percival W. Clement
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1918 took place on November 5, 1918. Incumbent Republican Horace F. Graham, per the "Mountain Rule",[1] did not run for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate Percival W. Clement defeated Democratic candidate William B. Mayo to succeed him.

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Percival W. Clement 12,060 37.0
Republican Charles H. Darling 11,403 35.0
Republican Frank E. Howe 9,122 28.0
Republican Other 2 0.0
Total votes 32,587 100

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic William B. Mayo 2,486 99.9
Democratic Other 4 0.1
Total votes 2,490 100

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1918[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Percival W. Clement 28,358 67.0
Democratic William B. Mayo 12,517 29.6
Progressive William B. Mayo 1,342 3.1
Total William B. Mayo 13,859 32.7
N/A Other 106 0.3
Total votes 42,323 100

References[edit]

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