1936 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1936

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Nominee George Aiken Alfred Heininger
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 83,602 53,218
Percentage 60.9% 38.8%

Governor before election

Charles M. Smith
Republican

Elected Governor

George Aiken
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1936 took place on November 3, 1936. Incumbent Republican Charles M. Smith did not run for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate George Aiken defeated Democratic candidate Alfred H. Heininger to succeed him.

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican George Aiken 23,584 42.2
Republican H. Nelson Jackson 19,162 34.3
Republican Ernest E. Moore 11,917 21.3
Republican John Reid 1,228 2.2
Republican Other 2 0.0
Total votes 55,893 100

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Alfred H. Heininger 5,378 99.4
Democratic Other 35 0.6
Total votes 5,413 100

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1936[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican George Aiken 83,602 60.9
Democratic Alfred H. Heininger 53,218 38.8
Communist Fred Gardner 463 0.3
N/A Other 8 0.0
Total votes 137,291 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 1 January 2015.