1912 Indiana gubernatorial election

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Nominee Samuel M. Ralston Albert J. Beveridge
Party Democratic Progressive
Popular vote 275,357 166,654
Percentage 42.95% 25.99%

 
Nominee Winfield T. Durbin Stephen N. Reynolds
Party Republican Socialist
Popular vote 141,684 35,464
Percentage 22.10% 5.53%

Governor before election

Thomas R. Marshall
Democratic

Elected Governor

Samuel M. Ralston
Democratic

The 1912 Indiana gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1912. Democratic nominee Samuel M. Ralston defeated Progressive nominee Albert J. Beveridge with 42.95% of the vote.

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1912 Indiana gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Samuel M. Ralston 275,357 42.95%
Progressive Albert J. Beveridge 166,654 25.99%
Republican Winfield T. Durbin 141,684 22.10%
Socialist Stephen N. Reynolds 35,464 5.53%
Prohibition William H. Hickman 18,454 2.88%
Socialist Labor James Matthews 2,884 0.45%
Majority 108,703
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Kalb, Deborah (24 December 2015). Guide to U.S. Elections. ISBN 9781483380353. Retrieved August 11, 2020.