1929 United States gubernatorial elections

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United States gubernatorial elections, 1929

← 1928 November 5, 1929 1930 →

1 state governorship
  Majority party Minority party
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 30 governorships 18 governorships
Seats before 30 18
Seats after 30 18
Seat change Steady Steady

     Democratic gain      Democratic hold
     Republican gain      Republican hold

United States gubernatorial elections were held in 1929, in the state of Virginia. Virginia holds its gubernatorial elections in odd numbered years, every 4 years, following the United States presidential election year.


State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Virginia Harry F. Byrd Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory John Garland Pollard (Democratic) 62.78%
William Moseley Brown (Republican) 36.95%
John J. Kafka (Socialist) 0.17%
W. A. Rowe (Independent) 0.11%


  1. ^ "VA Governor, 1929". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 20 March 2019.