1924 Florida gubernatorial election

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Nominee John W. Martin William R. O'Neal
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 84,181 17,499
Percentage 82.79% 17.21%

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County results
Martin:      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%      >90%

Governor before election

Cary A. Hardee
Democratic

Elected Governor

John W. Martin
Democratic

The 1924 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1924. Democratic nominee John W. Martin defeated Republican nominee William R. O'Neal with 82.79% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 3, 1924.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John W. Martin 55,715 37.98
Democratic Sidney Johnston Catts 43,230 29.47
Democratic Frank E. Jennings 37,962 25.88
Democratic Worth W. Trammell 8,381 5.71
Democratic Charles H. Spencer 1,408 0.96
Total votes 146,696 100.00

General election

Candidates

Results

1924 Florida gubernatorial election[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John W. Martin 84,181 82.79%
Republican William R. O'Neal 17,499 17.21%
Majority 66,682
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b The Florida Handbook. 1987. ISBN 9780961600006. Retrieved 2020-05-31.
  2. ^ People of Lawmaking in Florida
  3. ^ McGovern, Bernie. Florida Almanac 2007-2008. ISBN 9781455604418. Retrieved 2020-05-31.