1930 United States gubernatorial elections

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United States gubernatorial elections, 1930

← 1929 November 4, 1930;
September 8, 1930 (ME)
1931 →

33 state governorships
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 18 governorships 30 governorships
Seats before 18 30
Seats after 25 21
Seat change Increase7 Decrease9

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Farmer–Labor Independent
Last election 0 governorships 0 governorships
Seats before 0 0
Seats after 1 1
Seat change Increase1 Increase1

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     Democratic gain      Democratic hold
     Republican gain      Republican hold
     Farmer-Labor gain
     Independent gain

United States gubernatorial elections were held in 1930, in 33 states, concurrent with the House and Senate elections, on November 4, 1930 (September 8 in Maine).

Results[edit]

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Alabama Bibb Graves Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Benjamin M. Miller (Democratic) 61.82%
Hugh A. Locke (Independent) 38.18%
[1]
Arizona John C. Phillips Republican Defeated, 48.61% George W. P. Hunt (Democratic) 51.39%
[2]
Arkansas Harvey Parnell Democratic Re-elected, 81.18% J. O. Livesay (Republican) 18.82%
[3]
California Clement C. Young Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Republican victory James Rolph Jr. (Republican) 72.15%
Milton K. Young (Democratic) 24.11%
Upton Sinclair (Socialist) 3.64%
Scattering 0.09%
[4]
Colorado William H. Adams Democratic Re-elected, 60.41% Robert F. Rockwell (Republican) 38.06%
Claud A. Bushnell (Socialist) 0.68%
Lizabeth A. Williams (Farmer Labor) 0.44%
William R. Dietrich (Communist) 0.24%
Walter Moore (Liberal) 0.10%
Perry M. Jones (Commonwealth Land) 0.08%
[5]
Connecticut John H. Trumbull Republican Retired, Democratic victory Wilbur L. Cross (Democratic) 49.91%
Ernest E. Rogers (Republican) 48.64%
Jasper McLevy (Socialist) 1.09%
Robert S. Kling (Communist) 0.35%
[6]
Georgia Lamartine Griffin Hardman Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Richard B. Russell Jr. (Democratic) 100.00%
[7]
(Democratic primary run-off results)
Richard B. Russell Jr. 67.85%
George H. Carswell 32.15%
[8]
Idaho H. C. Baldridge Republican Retired, Democratic victory C. Ben Ross (Democratic) 56.03%
John McMurray (Republican) 43.98%
[9]
Iowa John Hammill Republican Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Republican victory Dan W. Turner (Republican) 65.74%
Fred P. Hagemann (Democratic) 33.60%
John M. Smith (Farmer Labor) 0.45%
William Patten (Communist) 0.22%
[10]
Kansas Clyde M. Reed Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Democratic victory Harry H. Woodring (Democratic) 34.96%
Frank Haucke (Republican) 34.92%
John R. Brinkley (Independent) (write-in) 29.50%
J. B. Shields (Socialist) 0.62%
[11]
Maine
(held, 8 September 1930)
William T. Gardiner Republican Re-elected, 55.06% Edward C. Moran Jr. (Democratic) 44.94%
[12]
Maryland Albert C. Ritchie Democratic Re-elected, 55.96% William F. Broening (Republican) 42.78%
Elisabeth Gilman (Socialist) 0.82%
Robert W. Stevens (Labor) 0.27%
Samuel Parker (Communist) 0.17%
[13]
Massachusetts Frank G. Allen Republican Defeated, 48.18% Joseph B. Ely (Democratic) 49.54%
John W. Aiken (Socialist Labor) 1.19%
Alfred B. Lewis (Socialist) 0.67%
Harry J. Canter (Communist) 0.41%
[14]
Michigan Fred W. Green Republican Retired, Republican victory Wilber M. Brucker (Republican) 56.88%
William A. Comstock (Democratic) 42.03%
Joseph Billups (Workers) 0.47%
George M. Campbell (Socialist) 0.46%
Duly McCone (Prohibition) 0.16%
[15]
Minnesota Theodore Christianson Republican Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Farmer-Labor victory Floyd B. Olson (Farmer-Labor) 59.34%
Raymond Park Chase (Republican) 36.31%
Edward Indrehus (Democratic) 3.65%
Karl Reeve (Communist) 0.70%
[16]
Nebraska Arthur J. Weaver Republican Defeated, 49.25% Charles W. Bryan (Democratic) 50.75%
[17]
Nevada Frederick B. Balzar Republican Re-elected, 53.25% Charles L. Richards (Democratic) 46.75%
[18]
New Hampshire Charles W. Tobey Republican Retired, Republican victory John G. Winant (Republican) 57.98%
Albert W. Noone (Democratic) 41.80%
Fred B. Chase (Communist) 0.22%
[19]
New Mexico Richard C. Dillon Republican Term-limited, Democratic victory Arthur Seligman (Democratic) 53.17%
Clarence M. Botts (Republican) 46.60%
Sam Butler (Socialist) 0.23%
[20]
New York Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Re-elected, 56.49% Charles H. Tuttle (Republican) 33.36%
Robert P. Carroll (Law Preservation) 6.08%
Louis Waldman (Socialist) 3.21%
William Z. Foster (Communist) 0.58%
Jeremiah D. Crowley (Socialist Labor) 0.29%
[21]
North Dakota George F. Shafer Republican Re-elected, 73.62% Pierce Blewett (Democratic) 23.20%
Pat J. Barrett (Communist) 3.18%
[22]
Ohio Myers Y. Cooper Republican Defeated, 47.20% George White (Democratic) 52.80%
[23]
Oklahoma William J. Holloway Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory William H. Murray (Democratic) 59.05%
Ira A. Hill (Republican) 40.79%
B. G. Bingham (Independent) 0.11%
John Franing (Independent) 0.06%
[24]
Oregon A. W. Norblad Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Independent victory Julius L. Meier (Independent) 54.51%
Ed F. Bailey (Democratic) 25.10%
Phil Metschan (Republican) 18.83%
Albert Streiff (Socialist) 1.57%
[25]
Pennsylvania John Stuchell Fisher Republican Term-limited, Republican victory Gifford Pinchot (Republican) 50.77%
John M. Hemphill (Democratic) 47.98%
James Hudson Maurer (Socialist) 1.00%
Frank Mozer (Communist) 0.25%
[26]
Rhode Island Norman S. Case Republican Re-elected, 50.53% Theodore F. Green (Democratic) 48.95%
Charles H. Dana (Socialist) 0.53%
[27]
South Carolina John Gardiner Richards Jr. Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Ibra Charles Blackwood (Democratic) 100.00%
[28]
(Democratic primary run-off results)
Ibra Charles Blackwood 50.21%
Olin Johnston 49.80%
[29]
South Dakota William J. Bulow Democratic Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Republican victory Warren E. Green (Republican) 52.97%
D. A. McCullough (Democratic) 46.23%
Helen Tangen (Independent) 0.80%
[30]
Tennessee Henry H. Horton Democratic Re-elected, 63.84% C. Arthur Bruce (Republican) 35.62%
Samuel Borenstein (Independent) 0.54%
[31]
Texas Dan Moody Democratic Retired, Democratic victory Ross S. Sterling (Democratic) 79.98%
William E. Talbot (Republican) 19.69%
L. L. Rhodes (Socialist) 0.26%
J. Stedham (Communist) 0.07%
[32]
Vermont John E. Weeks Republican Retired to run for U.S. House, Republican victory Stanley Calef Wilson (Republican) 70.98%
Park H. Pollard (Democratic) 28.94%
Scattering 0.09%
[33]
Wisconsin Walter J. Kohler Sr. Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Republican victory Philip La Follette (Republican) 64.76%
Charles E. Hammersley (Democratic) 28.02%
Frank B. Metcalfe (Socialist) 4.22%
Alfred B. Taynton (Prohibition) 2.44%
Fred B. Blair (Independent Communist) 0.49%
Scattering 0.07%
[34]
Wyoming Frank C. Emerson Republican Re-elected, 50.58% Leslie A. Miller (Democratic) 49.42%
[35]

See also[edit]

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