1928 United States gubernatorial elections

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United States gubernatorial elections, 1928

← 1927 November 6, 1928;
September 10, 1928 (ME)
1929 →

35 state governorships
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 27 governorships 21 governorships
Seats before 27 21
Seats after 30 18
Seat change Increase3 Decrease3

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     Democratic gain      Democratic hold
     Republican gain      Republican hold

United States gubernatorial elections were held in 1928, in 35 states, concurrent with the House, Senate elections and presidential election, on November 6, 1928 (September 10 in Maine).

Results[edit]

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Arizona George W. P. Hunt Democratic Defeated, 48.16% John C. Phillips (Republican) 51.71%
William O'Brien (Workers) 0.13%
[1]
Arkansas Harvey J. Parnell Democratic Re-elected, 77.31% M. D. Bowers (Republican) 22.69%
[2]
Colorado William H. Adams Democratic Re-elected, 67.05% William Louis Boatright (Republican) 31.85%
Samuel A. Garth (Socialist) 0.52%
Vera Jane Pease (Farmer Labor) 0.34%
George J. Saul (Workers) 0.24%
[3]
Connecticut John H. Trumbull Republican Re-elected, 53.57% Charles G. Morris (Democratic) 45.61%
Jasper McLevy (Socialist) 0.58%
William Mackenzie (Farmer Labor) 0.14%
Michael P. O'Lean (Socialist Labor) 0.11%
[4]
Delaware Robert P. Robinson Republican Retired, Republican victory C. Douglass Buck (Republican) 61.23%
Charles M. Wharton (Democratic) 38.77%
[5]
Florida John W. Martin Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Doyle E. Carlton (Democratic) 60.97%
W. J. Howey (Republican) 39.03%
[6]
Georgia Lamartine G. Hardman Democratic Re-elected, 100.00%
[7]
(Democratic primary results)
Lamartine G. Hardman 58.54%
Eurith D. Rivers 41.46%
[8]
Idaho H. C. Baldridge Republican Re-elected, 57.82% C. Ben Ross (Democratic) 41.58%
Thomas J. Coonrod (Socialist) 0.60%
[9]
Illinois Len Small Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Republican victory Louis L. Emmerson (Republican) 56.76%
Floyd E. Thompson (Democratic) 42.66%
George Koop (Socialist) 0.43%
William F. Kruse (Communist) 0.11%
J. E. Procum (Socialist Labor) 0.05%
[10]
Indiana Edward L. Jackson Republican Term-limited, Republican victory Harry G. Leslie (Republican) 51.25%
Frank C. Dailey (Democratic) 48.10%
Albert Stanley (Prohibition) 0.36%
Clarence E. Bond (Socialist) 0.23%
Cassimer Benward (Socialist Labor) 0.03%
Harry W. Garner (Workers) 0.02%
Henry O. Shaw (National) 0.01%
[11]
Iowa John Hammill Republican Re-elected, 62.79% L. W. Housel (Democratic) 37.21%
[12]
Kansas Benjamin S. Paulen Republican Retired, Republican victory Clyde M. Reed (Republican) 65.60%
Chauncey B. Little (Democratic) 33.20%
Henry L. Peterson (Socialist) 1.20%
[13]
Maine
(held, 10 September 1928)
Owen Brewster Republican Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Republican victory William T. Gardiner (Republican) 69.31%
Edward C. Moran Jr. (Democratic) 30.70%
[14]
Massachusetts Alvan T. Fuller Republican Retired, Republican victory Frank G. Allen (Republican) 50.06%
Charles H. Cole (Democratic) 48.81%
Mary Donovan Hapgood (Socialist) 0.49%
Chester W. Bixby (Workers) 0.29%
Washington Cook (Prohibition) 0.20%
Stephen Surridge (Socialist Labor) 0.09%
Edith Hamilton MacFadden (Independent) 0.06%
[15]
Michigan Fred W. Green Republican Re-elected, 69.94% William A. Comstock (Democratic) 29.44%
Guy H. Lockwood (Socialist) 0.21%
Ervin D. Brooks (Prohibiton) 0.19%
William Reynolds (Communist) 0.19%
Paul Dinger (Socialist Labor) 0.05%
[16]
Minnesota Theodore Christianson Republican Re-elected, 55.00% Ernest Lundeen (Farmer-Labor) 22.72%
Andrew Nelson (Democratic) 21.38%
J. O. Bentall (Communist) 0.58%
Harris A. Brandborg (Industrial) 0.33%
[17]
Missouri Samuel Aaron Baker Republican Term-limited, Republican victory Henry S. Caulfield (Republican) 51.63%
Francis M. Wilson (Democratic) 48.17%
Joseph G. Hodges (Socialist) 0.16%
W. G. Brandenburg (Prohibiton) 0.03%
Edward G. Middlecoff (Socialist Labor) 0.02%
[18]
Montana John E. Erickson Democratic Re-elected, 58.65% Wellington D. Rankin (Republican) 40.95%
W. R. Duncan (Socialist) 0.40%
[19]
Nebraska Adam McMullen Republican Retired, Republican victory Arthur J. Weaver (Republican) 56.98%
Charles W. Bryan (Democratic) 42.63%
F. Phillip Haffner (Socialist) 0.39%
[20]
New Hampshire Huntley N. Spaulding Republican Retired, Republican victory Charles W. Tobey (Republican) 57.50%
Eaton D. Sargent (Democratic) 42.32%
Frank T. Butler (Socialist) 0.11%
Henry C. Iram (Workers) 0.07%
[21]
New Jersey A. Harry Moore Democratic Term-limited, Republican victory Morgan F. Larson (Republican) 54.88%
William L. Dill (Democratic) 44.74%
Eugene A. Smith (National Prohibition) 0.14%
W. K. Tallman (Socialist) 0.14%
Scott Nearing (Workers) 0.08%
John C. Butterworth (Socialist Labor) 0.02%
[22]
New Mexico Richard C. Dillon Republican Re-elected, 55.61% Robert C. Dow (Democratic) 44.30%
John W. Blackburn (Independent) 0.08%
[23]
New York Alfred E. Smith Democratic Retired to run for U.S. President, Republican victory Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic) 48.96%
Albert Ottinger (Republican) 48.36%
Louis Waldman (Socialist) 2.34%
William F. Dunne (Workers) 0.25%
Charles Hunter Corregan (Socialist Labor) 0.10%
[24]
North Carolina Angus Wilton McLean Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory O. Max Gardner (Democratic) 55.57%
Herbert F. Seawell (Republican) 44.43%
[25]
North Dakota Walter Jeremiah Maddock Republican Ran for re-election as a Democrat, defeated, 43.15% George F. Shafer (Republican) 56.50%
K. P. Loesch (Farmer Labor) 0.36%
[26]
Ohio A. Victor Donahey Democratic Retired, Republican victory Myers Y. Cooper (Republican) 54.79%
Martin L. Davey (Democratic) 44.74%
Joseph W. Sharts (Socialist) 0.29%
William Patterson (Communist) 0.09%
John D. Goerke (Socialist Labor) 0.05%
Frank W. Stanton (Prohibition) 0.04%
[27]
Rhode Island Norman S. Case Republican Re-elected, 51.59% Alberic A. Archambault (Democratic) 48.13%
Charles F. Bishop (Socialist Labor) 0.16%
Edward W. Theinert (Workers) 0.12%
[28]
South Dakota William J. Bulow Democratic Re-elected, 52.48% Buell F. Jones (Republican) 46.94%
John G. Sumption (Farmer Labor) 0.58%
[29]
Tennessee Henry H. Horton Democratic Re-elected, 61.06% Raleigh Hopkins (Republican) 38.95%
[30]
Texas Daniel Moody Democratic Re-elected, 82.43% W. H. Holmes (Republican) 17.44%
L. L. Rhodes (Socialist) 0.11%
J. Stedham (Communist) 0.02%
[31]
Utah George H. Dern Democratic Re-elected, 58.50% William Henry Wattis (Republican) 41.08%
D. C. Dora (Socialist) 0.42%
[32]
Vermont John Eliakim Weeks Republican Re-elected, 73.53% Harry C. Shurtleff (Democratic) 25.98%
Frank M. Post (Prohibition) 0.47%
Scattering 0.02%
[33]
Washington Roland Hill Hartley Republican Re-elected, 56.22% A. Scott Bullitt (Democratic) 42.73%
James F. Stark (Socialist Labor) 0.67%
Walter Price (Socialist) 0.25%
Aaron Fislerman (Communist) 0.14%
[34]
West Virginia Howard M. Gore Republican Term-limited, Republican victory William Gustavus Conley (Republican) 53.73%
J. Alfred Taylor (Democratic) 46.10%
J. H. Snider (Socialist) 0.18%
[35]
Wisconsin Fred R. Zimmerman Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Republican victory Walter J. Kohler Sr. (Republican) 55.38%
Albert George Schmedeman (Democratic) 39.87%
Otto R. Hauser (Socialist) 3.73%
Adolph R. Bucknam (Prohibiton) 0.66%
Joseph Ehrhardt (Socialist Labor) 0.20%
Alvar J. Hayes (Communist) 0.14%
Scattering 0.03%
[36]

See also[edit]

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