1906 North Dakota gubernatorial election

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Nominee John Burke Elmore Y. Sarles
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 34,424 29,309
Percentage 53.2% 45.3%

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County Results


Burke:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Sarles:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%      90-100%
No Votes:

     

Governor before election

Elmore Y. Sarles
Republican

Elected Governor

John Burke
Democratic

The 1906 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1906. Democratic nominee John Burke defeated incumbent Republican Elmore Y. Sarles with 53.20% of the vote.

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1906 North Dakota gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Burke 34,424 53.20%
Republican Elmore Y. Sarles (inc.) 29,309 45.29%
Socialist L.F. Dow 978 1.51%
Majority 5,115
Turnout
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References

  1. ^ "General Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1906. Retrieved September 12, 2020.