1920 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1920

← 1918 November 2, 1920 (1920-11-02) 1922 →
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Nominee James Hartness Fred C. Martin
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 67,674 18,917
Percentage 78.0% 21.8%

Governor before election

Percival W. Clement
Republican

Elected Governor

James Hartness
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1920 took place on November 2, 1920. Incumbent Republican Percival W. Clement, per the "Mountain Rule",[1] did not run for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate James Hartness defeated Democratic candidate Fred C. Martin to succeed him.

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican James Hartness 23,733 39.2
Republican Frank W. Agan 12,844 21.2
Republican Curtis S. Emery 12,489 20.6
Republican Fred H. Babbitt 11,413 18.9
Republican Other 1 0.0
Total votes 60,480 100

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Fred C. Martin 3,406 99.6
Democratic Other 12 0.4
Total votes 3,418 100

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1920[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican James Hartness 66,494 76.6
Prohibition James Hartness 1,180 1.4
Total James Hartness 67,674 78.0
Democratic Fred C. Martin 18,917 21.8
N/A Other 171 0.2
Total votes 86,762 100

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.