1924 United States gubernatorial elections

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United States gubernatorial elections, 1924

← 1923 November 4, 1924;
September 8, 1924 (ME)
1925 →

36 state governorships (including 1 special election)
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 27 governorships 21 governorships
Seats before 26[a] 22
Seats after 24 24
Seat change Decrease2 Increase2

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     Democratic gain      Democratic hold
     Republican gain      Republican hold

United States gubernatorial elections were held in 1924, in 36 states (including 1 special election), concurrent with the House, Senate elections and presidential election, on November 4, 1924 (September 8 in Maine).

This was the last time South Carolina elected its governors to two year terms, switching to four years from the 1926 election.

Results[edit]

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Arizona George W. P. Hunt Democratic Re-elected, 50.53% Dwight B. Heard (Republican) 49.47%
[1]
Arkansas Thomas Chipman McRae Democratic Retired, Democratic victory Thomas J. Terral (Democratic) 79.84%
John W. Grabiel (Republican) 20.16%
[2]
Colorado William E. Sweet Democratic Defeated, 44.04% Clarence J. Morley (Republican) 51.92%
Frank Cass (Farmer Labor) 3.16%
William R. Dietrich (Workers) 0.46%
Louis E. Leeder (Liberal) 0.41%
[3]
Connecticut Charles A. Templeton Republican Retired, Republican victory Hiram Bingham (Republican) 66.18%
Charles G. Morris (Democratic) 31.88%
Jasper McLevy (Socialist) 1.39%
Joseph Mackay (Socialist Labor) 0.35%
William Mackenzie (Workers) 0.20%
[4]
Delaware William D. Denney Republican Retired, Republican victory Robert P. Robinson (Republican) 59.64%
Joseph Bancroft (Democratic) 39.16%
Frank A. Houck (Progressive) 0.72%
Kenneth A. Horner (Independent) 0.47%
[5]
Florida Cary A. Hardee Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory John W. Martin (Democratic) 82.79%
William R. O'Neal (Republican) 17.21%
[6]
Georgia Clifford M. Walker Democratic Re-elected, 100.00%
[7]
(Democratic primary results)
Clifford M. Walker 100.00%
[8]
Idaho Charles C. Moore Republican Re-elected, 43.94% H. F. Samuels (Progressive) 39.02%
A. L. Freehafer (Democratic) 16.82%
Dennis J. O'Mahoney (Socialist) 0.22%
[9]
Illinois Len Small Republican Re-elected, 56.72% Norman L. Jones (Democratic) 42.40%
Andrew Lafin (Socialist) 0.63%
William F. Dunne (Workers) 0.10%
Fred Koch (Socialist Labor) 0.10%
James A. Logan (Independent Republican) 0.04%
Morris Lynchenheim (Commonwealth Land) 0.02%
[10]
Indiana Emmett Forest Branch Republican Retired, Republican victory Edward L. Jackson (Republican) 52.92%
Carleton B. McCulloch (Democratic) 46.29%
Francis M. Wampler (Socialist) 0.48%
Basil L. Allen (Prohibition) 0.31%
[11]
Iowa Nathan E. Kendall Republican Retired, Republican victory John Hammill (Republican) 72.72%
James C. Murtagh (Democratic) 27.28%
[12]
Kansas Jonathan M. Davis Democratic Defeated, 27.72% Ben S. Paulen (Republican) 49.02%
William Allen White (Independent) 22.71%
M. L. Phillips (Socialist) 0.55%
[13]
Maine
(held, 8 September 1924)
Percival Proctor Baxter Republican Retired, Republican victory Ralph Owen Brewster (Republican) 57.22%
William R. Pattangall (Democratic) 42.78%
[14]
Massachusetts Channing H. Cox Republican Retired, Republican victory Alvan Tufts Fuller (Republican) 56.03%
James Michael Curley (Democratic) 42.19%
John J. Ballam (Workers) 0.82%
Walter S. Hutchins (Socialist) 0.54%
James Hayes (Socialist Labor) 0.42%
[15]
Michigan Alex J. Groesbeck Republican Re-elected, 68.84% Edward Frensdorf (Democratic) 29.60%
Faith Johnston (Prohibition) 0.96%
Paul Dinger (Socialist Labor) 0.35%
William L. Krieghoff (Socialist) 0.24%
Scattering 0.02%
[16]
Minnesota J. A. O. Preus Republican Retired, Republican victory Theodore Christianson (Republican) 48.71%
Floyd B. Olson (Farmer-Labor) 43.84%
Carlos Avery (Democratic) 5.91%
Michael Ferch (Independent Progressive) 1.08%
Oscar Anderson (Socialist Industrial) 0.46%
[17]
Missouri Arthur M. Hyde Republican Term-limited, Republican victory Samuel A. Baker (Republican) 49.39%
Arthur W. Nelson (Democratic) 48.94%
William M. Brandt (Socialist) 1.62%
William Wesley Cox (Socialist Labor) 0.05%
[18]
Montana Joseph M. Dixon Republican Defeated, 42.61% John E. Erickson (Democratic) 51.04%
Frank J. Edwards (Farmer Labor) 6.08%
J. H. Matheson (Socialist) 0.27%
[19]
Nebraska Charles W. Bryan Democratic Won primary but retired to run for U.S. Vice President, Republican victory Adam McMullen (Republican) 51.09%
John N. Norton (Democratic) 40.97%
Dan Butler (Progressive) 7.94%
[20]
New Hampshire Fred H. Brown Democratic Defeated, 46.06% John Gilbert Winant (Republican) 53.94%
[21]
New Mexico James F. Hinkle Democratic Retired, Democratic victory Arthur T. Hannett (Democratic) 48.82%
Manuel B. Otero (Republican) 48.64%
Green B. Patterson (Progressive) 2.54%
[22]
New York Alfred E. Smith Democratic Re-elected, 49.96% Theodore Roosevelt III (Republican) 46.63%
Norman M. Thomas (Socialist) 3.07%
James P. Cannon (Workers) 0.20%
Frank E. Passonno (Socialist Labor) 0.15%
[23]
North Carolina Cameron A. Morrison Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Angus W. McLean (Democratic) 61.33%
Isaac M. Meekins (Republican) 38.67%
[24]
North Dakota Ragnvald Nestos Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Republican victory Arthur G. Sorlie (Republican) 53.93%
Halvor Langdon Halvorson (Democratic) 46.07%
[25]
Ohio A. Victor Donahey Democratic Re-elected, 53.97% Harry L. Davis (Republican) 45.01%
Virgil D. Allen (Commonwealth Land) 0.60%
Franklin J. Catlin (Socialist Labor) 0.43%
[26]
Rhode Island William S. Flynn Democratic Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Republican victory Aram J. Pothier (Republican) 58.56%
Felix A. Toupin (Democratic) 41.00%
Edward W. Theinert (Workers) 0.18%
Charles F. Bishop (Socialist Labor) 0.15%
Frederick W. Hurst (Socialist) 0.10%
[27]
South Carolina Thomas Gordon McLeod Democratic Re-elected, 100.00%
[28]
(Democratic primary results)
Thomas Gordon McLeod 61.45%
John T. Duncan 38.55%
[29]
South Dakota William H. McMaster Republican Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Republican victory Carl Gunderson (Republican) 53.90%
William J. Bulow (Democratic) 22.86%
A. L. Putnam (Farmer Labor) 13.25%
Richard Olsen Richards (Independent) 9.98%
[30]
Tennessee Austin Peay Democratic Re-elected, 57.20% T. F. Peck (Republican) 42.80%
[31]
Texas Pat Morris Neff Democratic Retired, Democratic victory Miriam A. Ferguson (Democratic) 58.89%
George C. Butte (Republican) 41.11%
[32]
Utah Charles Rendell Mabey Republican Defeated, 47.01% George H. Dern (Democratic) 52.99%
[33]
Vermont Redfield Proctor Jr. Republican Retired, Republican victory Franklin Swift Billings (Republican) 79.25%
Fred C. Martin (Democratic) 19.17%
George S. Wood (Prohibition) 1.57%
Scattering 0.02%
[34]
Washington Louis F. Hart Republican Retired, Republican victory Roland Hill Hartley (Republican) 56.41%
Ben F. Hill (Democratic) 32.40%
J. R. Oman (Progressive) 10.27%
William A. Gilmore (State) 0.50%
Emil Herman (Socialist) 0.23%
David Burgess (Socialist Labor) 0.20%
[35]
West Virginia Ephraim F. Morgan Republican Term-limited, Republican victory Howard Mason Gore (Republican) 52.97%
Jake Fisher (Democratic) 45.77%
A. S. Bosworth (Socialist) 1.26%
[36]
Wisconsin John J. Blaine Republican Re-elected, 51.76% Martin L. Lueck (Democratic) 39.87%
William F. Quick (Socialist) 5.68%
Adolph R. Bucknam (Prohibition) 1.45%
Severi Alanne (Workers) 0.52%
Farrand K. Shuttleworth (Independent) 0.51%
Jose Snover (Socialist Labor) 0.18%
[37]
Wyoming
(special election)
Frank E. Lucas Republican Retired, Democratic victory Nellie Tayloe Ross (Democratic) 55.12%
E. J. Sullivan (Republican) 44.88%
[38]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "AR Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  3. ^ "CO Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
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  14. ^ "ME Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
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  16. ^ "MI Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
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  19. ^ "MT Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  20. ^ "NE Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
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  22. ^ "NM Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
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  24. ^ "NC Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  25. ^ "ND Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  26. ^ "OH Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  27. ^ "RI Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  28. ^ "SC Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  29. ^ "SC Governor, 1924 – D Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  30. ^ "SD Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  31. ^ "TN Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  32. ^ "TX Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  33. ^ "UT Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  34. ^ "VT Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  35. ^ "WA Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  36. ^ "WV Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  37. ^ "WI Governor, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Frank E. Lucas (R) succeeded Wyoming Governor William B. Ross (D) upon his death in office in October 1924.