1919 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1919

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  Edward Irving Edwards.jpg NAK Bugbee.jpg
Nominee Edward I. Edwards Newton A.K. Bugbee
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 217,486 202,976
Percentage 49.2% 45.9%

Governor before election

Clarence E. Case
Republican

Elected Governor

Edward I. Edwards
Democratic

The 1919 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1919. Democratic nominee Edward I. Edwards defeated Republican nominee Newton A.K. Bugbee with 49.20% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

  • Edward I. Edwards, Democratic
  • Newton A.K. Bugbee, Republican

Other candidates

  • Albert Farr, Socialist
  • Charles E. Lane, Prohibition Party
  • John C. Butterworth, Socialist Labor Party of America
  • Mark M. Denterfass, Single Tax

Results[edit]

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1919[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Edward I. Edwards 217,486 49.20%
Republican Newton A.K. Bugbee 202,976 45.92%
Socialist Albert Farr 11,014 2.49%
Prohibition Charles E. Lane 6,089 1.38%
Socialist Labor John C. Butterworth 3,243 0.73%
Independent Mark M. Denterfass 1,246 0.28%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guide to U.S. Elections". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2016-01-25.