1910 Oklahoma gubernatorial election
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Nominee Lee Cruce J. W. McNeal J. T. Cumbie
Party Democratic Republican Socialist
Popular vote 120,218 99,527 24,707
Percentage 48.5% 40.1% 9.9%

1910 Oklahoma gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results Cruce:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
McNeal:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Governor before election

Charles N. Haskell
Democratic

Elected Governor

Lee Cruce
Democratic

The 1910 Oklahoma gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1910, and was a race for Governor of Oklahoma. Democrat Lee Cruce defeated Republican J. W. McNeal. Also on the ballot were J. T. Cumbie of the Socialist Party and George E. Rouch of the Prohibition Party.[1]

Democratic primary

Ardmore attorney and banker Lee Cruce defeated three other candidates to win the nomination, including future governor 'Alfalfa Bill' Murray.

Primary Results

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lee Cruce 54,262 43.8
Democratic Wm. H. Murray 40,166 32.4
Democratic Leslie P. Ross 26,792 21.6
Democratic Brant Kirk 2,514 2.0
Total votes 123,734 100.00

Republican primary

In a race where all four candidates achieved significant vote percentages, J. W. McNeal came out on top.

Results

Republican primary results [2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. W. McNeal 30,491 36.2
Republican Thompson B. Ferguson 23,276 27.6
Republican John Fields 17,985 21.3
Republican C. G. Jones 12,406 14.7
Total votes 84,158 100.00

Results

1910 Oklahoma gubernatorial election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Lee Cruce 120,218 48.5% -5.0%
Republican J. W. McNeal 99,527 40.1% -2.4%
Socialist J. T. Cumbie 24,707 9.9% +6.1%
Prohibition George E. Rouch 3,214 1.2% New
Democratic hold Swing -5.0%

References

  1. ^ "General Election - November 8, 1910" (PDF). p. 25. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 25, 2020. Retrieved May 30, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Primary Elections - August 2, 1910" (PDF). pp. 13 & 17. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 25, 2020. Retrieved May 30, 2022.