1921 United States gubernatorial elections
2 state governorships (including 1 recall election)
Democratic gain Democratic hold
Republican gain Republican hold
United States gubernatorial elections were held in 1921, in two states.
In North Dakota, the first ever gubernatorial recall election was held. Incumbent governor Lynn Frazier was the first American governor ever successfully recalled from office; there would not be another successful recall of a governor until California Governor Gray Davis was recalled in 2003.
|North Dakota (recall election)
(held, 28 October 1921)
|Lynn J. Frazier||R-NPL||Defeated, 49.06%||Ragnvald A. Nestos (R-IVA) 50.94%|
(held, 8 November 1921)
|Westmoreland Davis||Democratic||Term-limited, Democratic victory||Elbert Lee Trinkle (Democratic) 66.15%|
Henry W. Anderson (Republican) 31.24%
John Mitchell Jr. (Black and Tan Republican) 2.39%
John P. Goodman (Independent) 0.12%
Mrs. George Custis (Independent) 0.11%
- "North Dakota to Vote October 28 on Recall Aimed at Gov. Frazier and Townley League". The New York Times, September 17, 1921, p. 1.
- "ND Governor, 1921 – Recall Election". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
- "VA Governor, 1921". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
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