1928 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1928

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Nominee Morgan Foster Larson William L. Dill
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 824,005 671,728
Percentage 54.9% 44.7%

Governor before election

A. Harry Moore
Democratic

Elected Governor

Morgan Foster Larson
Republican

The 1928 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1928. Republican nominee Morgan Foster Larson defeated Democratic nominee William L. Dill with 54.88% of the vote.

Primary elections[edit]

Primary elections were held on May 15, 1928.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Morgan Foster Larson 194,513
Republican Robert Carey 139,660
Republican J. Henry Harrison 91,888
Total votes 100.00

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic Party primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William L. Dill 158,655 100.00
Total votes 158,655 100.00

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

  • Morgan Foster Larson, Republican
  • William L. Dill, Democratic

Other candidates

  • Eugene A. Smith, Prohibition Party
  • W. K. Tallman, Socialist
  • Scott Nearing, Workers
  • John C. Butterworth, Socialist Labor Party of America

Results[edit]

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1928[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Morgan Foster Larson 824,005 54.88%
Democratic William L. Dill 671,728 44.74%
Prohibition Eugene A. Smith 2,151 0.14%
Socialist W. K. Tallman 2,041 0.14%
Independent Scott Nearing 1,255 0.08%
Socialist Labor John C. Butterworth 220 0.02%
Majority
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Candidates for the Office of Governor – State of New Jersey" (PDF). Secretary of State of New Jersey. 1928. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  2. ^ "Votes Cast for the Office of Governor of the State of New Jersey" (PDF). Secretary of State of New Jersey. 1928. Retrieved September 5, 2015.