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2016Governor *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Candidate Party Votes %
Mike Pence (i)* Republican 815,699 100.00
Total Votes 815,699
Margin of Victory 815,699 100.00%
2016Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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Candidate Party Votes %
Eric Holcomb* Republican 1,396,842 51.38
John R. Gregg Democratic 1,235,013 45.42
Rex Bell Libertarian 86,996 3.20
Jack Adam Adkins Write-In 17 0.00
Christopher Stried Write-In 6 0.00
Total Votes 2,718,874
Margin of Victory 161,829 5.96%
2016Governor *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Candidate Party Votes %
John R. Gregg* Democratic 547,375 100.00
Total Votes 547,375
Margin of Victory 547,375 100.00%
2012Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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Candidate Party Votes %
Mike Pence* Republican 1,275,424 49.49
John R. Gregg Democratic 1,200,016 46.56
Rupert Boneham Libertarian 101,868 3.95
Donnie Harold Harris Write-In 21 0.00
Total Votes 2,577,329
Margin of Victory 75,408 2.93%
2012Governor *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 8, 2012
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Candidate Party Votes %
Mike Pence* Republican 554,412 100.00
Total Votes 554,412
Margin of Victory 554,412 100.00%
2012Governor *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 8, 2012
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Candidate Party Votes %
John R. Gregg* Democratic 207,365 100.00
Total Votes 207,365
Margin of Victory 207,365 100.00%
2008Governor *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 6, 2008
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Candidate Party Votes %
Mitch Daniels (i)* Republican 350,390 100.00
Total Votes 350,390
Margin of Victory 350,390 100.00%
2008Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008
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Candidate Party Votes %
Mitch Daniels (i)* Republican 1,563,885 57.84
Jill Long (Thompson) Democratic 1,082,463 40.04
Andy Horning Libertarian 57,376 2.12
Christopher Stried Write-In 19 0.00
Timothy Lee Frye Write-In 9 0.00
Total Votes 2,703,724
Margin of Victory 481,422 17.80%
2008Governor *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 6, 2008
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Candidate Party Votes %
Jill Long (Thompson)* Democratic 582,860 50.60
Jim Schellinger Democratic 569,091 49.40
Total Votes 1,151,951
Margin of Victory 13,769 1.20%
2004Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004
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Candidate Party Votes %
Mitch Daniels* Republican 1,302,912 53.21
Joe Kernan (i) Democratic 1,113,900 45.49
Kenn Gividen Libertarian 31,664 1.29
Total Votes 2,448,476
Margin of Victory 189,012 7.72%
2004Governor *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 4, 2004
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Candidate Party Votes %
Joe Kernan (i)* Democratic 283,924 100.00
Total Votes 283,924
Margin of Victory 283,924 100.00%
2004Governor *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 4, 2004
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Candidate Party Votes %
Mitch Daniels* Republican 335,828 66.40
Eric I. Miller Republican 169,930 33.60
Total Votes 505,758
Margin of Victory 165,898 32.80%
2000Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 2000
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank Leslie O'Bannon (i)* Democratic 1,232,525 56.55
David M. McIntosh Republican 908,285 41.68
Andy Horning Libertarian 38,458 1.76
Paul Wilson Write-In 145 0.01
Total Votes 2,179,413
Margin of Victory 324,240 14.87%
1996Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1996
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank Leslie O'Bannon* Democratic 1,087,128 51.52
Stephen Goldsmith Republican 986,982 46.78
Steve Dillon Libertarian 35,805 1.70
Larry G. Evans Write-In 109 0.01
John L. Plemons Write-In 23 0.00
Total Votes 2,110,047
Margin of Victory 100,146 4.74%
1992Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1992
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Candidate Party Votes %
Birch E. (Evan) Bayh, III (i)* Democratic 1,382,151 62.00
Linley Pearson Republican 822,533 36.90
Mary C. Barton New Alliance 24,378 1.09
Gary Alan Montgomery Write-In 36 0.00
Paul J. Galanti Write-In 18 0.00
Total Votes 2,229,116
Margin of Victory 559,618 25.10%
1988Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1988
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Candidate Party Votes %
Birch E. (Evan) Bayh, III* Democratic 1,138,574 53.18
John Massie Mutz Republican 1,002,207 46.82
Total Votes 2,140,781
Margin of Victory 136,367 6.36%
1984Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1984
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Candidate Party Votes %
Robert Dunkerson Orr (i)* Republican 1,146,497 52.16
Willard Wayne Townsend Democratic 1,036,922 47.18
Rockland R. Snyder American 7,455 0.34
James A. Ridenour Libertarian 7,114 0.32
Total Votes 2,197,988
Margin of Victory 109,575 4.98%
1980Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1980
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Candidate Party Votes %
Robert Dunkerson Orr* Republican 1,257,383 57.72
John Hillenbrand Democratic 913,116 41.92
Cletus Artist American 7,904 0.36
Total Votes 2,178,403
Margin of Victory 344,267 15.80%
1976Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976
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Candidate Party Votes %
Otis Ray Bowen (i)* Republican 1,236,555 56.84
Larry Conrad Democratic 927,243 42.63
Daniel P. Talbot American 9,850 0.45
Samuel L. Washington U.S. Labor 1,676 0.08
Total Votes 2,175,324
Margin of Victory 309,312 14.21%
1972Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972
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Candidate Party Votes %
Otis Ray Bowen* Republican 1,203,903 56.77
Matthew Empson Welsh Democratic 900,489 42.46
Berryman S. Hurley Indiana American Independent 8,525 0.40
Finley C. Campbell Peace and Freedom 6,278 0.30
John Marion Morris Socialist Labor 1,652 0.08
Total Votes 2,120,847
Margin of Victory 303,414 14.31%
1968Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968
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Candidate Party Votes %
Edgar Doud Whitcomb* Republican 1,080,271 52.72
Robert Lee Rock Democratic 965,816 47.13
Melvin E. Hawk Prohibition 2,985 0.15
Total Votes 2,049,072
Margin of Victory 114,455 5.59%
1964Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964
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Candidate Party Votes %
Roger D. Branigin* Democratic 1,164,620 56.18
Richard Osborne Ristine Republican 901,342 43.48
Chester G. Bohannan Prohibition 5,771 0.28
Gordon A. Long Socialist Labor 1,182 0.06
Total Votes 2,072,915
Margin of Victory 263,278 12.70%
1960Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960
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Candidate Party Votes %
Matthew Empson Welsh* Democratic 1,072,717 50.39
Crawford F. Parker Republican 1,049,540 49.30
J. Ralston Miller Prohibition 5,892 0.28
Herman A. Kronewitter Socialist Labor 816 0.04
Total Votes 2,128,965
Margin of Victory 23,177 1.09%
1956Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1956
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Candidate Party Votes %
Harold Willis Handley* Republican 1,086,868 55.61
Ralph Tucker Democratic 859,393 43.97
J. Ralston Miller Prohibition 6,791 0.35
Merle L. Williams Socialist Labor 1,238 0.06
Total Votes 1,954,290
Margin of Victory 227,475 11.64%
1952Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1952
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Candidate Party Votes %
George N. Craig* Republican 1,075,685 55.68
John A. Watkins Democratic 841,984 43.58
Lester N. Abel Prohibition 12,554 0.65
Simon Boorda Progressive 920 0.05
Charles Ginsberg Socialist Labor 726 0.04
Total Votes 1,931,869
Margin of Victory 233,701 12.10%
1948Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1948
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Candidate Party Votes %
Henry Frederick Schricker* Democratic 884,995 53.56
William Hobart Creighton Republican 745,892 45.14
Clinton W. Spiecher Prohibition 13,582 0.82
Walter Frisbie Progressive 6,259 0.38
William Rabe, Sr. Socialist 985 0.06
Charles Ginsberg Socialist Labor 608 0.04
Total Votes 1,652,321
Margin of Victory 139,103 8.42%
1944Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1944
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Candidate Party Votes %
Ralph F. Gates* Republican 849,346 50.97
Samuel D. Jackson Democratic 802,765 48.18
Waldo E. Yeater Prohibition 12,358 0.74
William Rabe, Sr. Socialist 1,770 0.11
Total Votes 1,666,239
Margin of Victory 46,581 2.79%
1940Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Henry Frederick Schricker* Democratic 889,620 49.92
Glenn R. Hillis Republican 885,657 49.69
Omer S. Whiteman Prohibition 4,869 0.27
Mary Donavan Hapgood Socialist 1,455 0.08
Herman Backus Barefield Socialist Labor 651 0.04
Total Votes 1,782,252
Margin of Victory 3,963 0.23%
1936Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1936
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Candidate Party Votes %
Maurice Clifford Townsend* Democratic 908,494 55.36
Raymond Springer Republican 727,526 44.33
Mario B. Tomisch Socialist 3,871 0.24
Wenzel Stocker Communist 1,183 0.07
Total Votes 1,641,074
Margin of Victory 180,968 11.03%
1932Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1932
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Candidate Party Votes %
Paul V. McNutt* Democratic 862,127 55.02
Raymond Springer Republican 669,797 42.75
Powers Hapgood Socialist 18,735 1.20
Fessenden W. Lough Prohibition 9,273 0.59
Ward B. Hiner National 3,052 0.19
Theodore Luesse Communist 2,129 0.14
Charley Lynch Socialist Labor 1,796 0.11
Total Votes 1,566,909
Margin of Victory 192,330 12.27%
1928Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1928
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Candidate Party Votes %
Harry Guyer Leslie* Republican 728,203 51.25
Frank Dailey Democratic 683,545 48.10
Albert Stanley Prohibition 5,096 0.36
Clarence E. Bond Socialist 3,258 0.23
Cassimer Benward Socialist Labor 424 0.03
Harry W. Garner Workers 319 0.02
Henry O. Shaw National 168 0.01
Total Votes 1,421,013
Margin of Victory 44,658 3.15%
1924Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1924
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Candidate Party Votes %
Edward L. Jackson* Republican 654,784 52.94
Carleton B. McCulloch Democratic 572,303 46.27
Francis M. Wampler Socialist 5,984 0.48
Basil L. Allen Prohibition 3,808 0.31
Total Votes 1,236,879
Margin of Victory 82,481 6.67%
1920Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1920
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Candidate Party Votes %
Warren T. McCray* Republican 683,253 54.63
Carleton B. McCulloch Democratic 515,253 41.20
Andrew J. Hart Socialist 23,228 1.86
James M. Zion Farmer-Labor 16,626 1.33
Charles M. Kroft Prohibition 12,235 0.98
Total Votes 1,250,595
Margin of Victory 168,000 13.43%
1916Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916
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Candidate Party Votes %
James P. Goodrich* Republican 337,831 47.81
John Alfred McDowell Adair Democratic 325,060 46.00
William W. Farmer Socialist 22,156 3.14
Alfred L. Mondy Prohibition 15,454 2.19
Thomas A. Dailey Progressive 4,573 0.65
Joseph B. Trunko Socialist Labor 1,553 0.22
Total Votes 706,627
Margin of Victory 12,771 1.81%
1912Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1912
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Candidate Party Votes %
Samuel M. Ralston* Democratic 275,357 42.95
Albert Jeremiah Beveridge Progressive 166,124 25.91
Winfield T. Durbin Republican 142,850 22.28
Stephen Reynolds Socialist 35,464 5.53
William Hickman Prohibition 18,465 2.88
James Matthews Socialist Labor 2,861 0.45
Total Votes 641,121
Margin of Victory 109,233 17.04%
1908Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1908
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Candidate Party Votes %
Thomas R. Marshall* Democratic 348,849 48.95
James E. Watson Republican 334,040 46.87
Sumner W. Haynes Prohibition 15,926 2.23
Frank S. Goodman Socialist 11,948 1.68
Frederick J. S. Robinson People's (Populist) 986 0.14
Oliver P. Stoner Socialist Labor 573 0.08
James M. Zion Independence 383 0.05
Total Votes 712,705
Margin of Victory 14,809 2.08%
1904Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1904
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Candidate Party Votes %
James Franklin (Frank) Hanly* Republican 359,362 53.51
John Worth Kern Democratic 274,998 40.95
Felix T. McWhirter Prohibition 22,690 3.38
Matthew Hallenberger Socialist 10,991 1.64
Leroy Templeton People's (Populist) 2,065 0.31
E. J. Dillon Socialist Labor 1,437 0.21
Total Votes 671,543
Margin of Victory 84,364 12.56%
1900Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1900
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Candidate Party Votes %
Winfield T. Durbin* Republican 331,531 50.54
John Worth Kern Democratic 306,368 46.70
Charles N. Eckhart Prohibition 13,451 2.05
John W. Kelly Social Democratic 2,240 0.34
Alonzo G. Burkhart People's (Populist) 1,504 0.23
Philip H. More Socialist 644 0.10
M. A. Wilson Union Reform 227 0.03
Total Votes 655,965
Margin of Victory 25,163 3.84%
1896Governor
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
James Atwell Mount* Republican 320,932 50.93
Benjamin F. Shively Democratic 294,855 46.79
Thomas Wadsworth People's (Populist) 8,626 1.37
Leander M. Crist Prohibition 2,997 0.48
James G. Kingsbury National 2,500 0.40
Philip H. More Socialist 283 0.04
Total Votes 630,193
Margin of Victory 26,077 4.14%
1892Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1892
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Candidate Party Votes %
Claude Matthews* Democratic 260,601 47.45
Ira J. Chase (i) Republican 253,625 46.18
Leroy Templeton People's (Populist) 22,017 4.01
Aaron Worth Prohibition 12,960 2.36
Total Votes 549,203
Margin of Victory 6,976 1.27%
1888Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Alvin P. Hovey* Republican 263,194 49.03
Courtland C. Matson Democratic 260,994 48.62
Jasper S. Hughes Prohibition 9,920 1.85
John B. Milroy Union Labor 2,702 0.50
Total Votes 536,810
Margin of Victory 2,200 0.41%
1884Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1884
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Candidate Party Votes %
Isaac Pusey Gray* Democratic 245,140 49.51
William Henry Calkins Republican 237,748 48.02
Hiram Z. Leonard Greenback 8,338 1.68
Robert Starbuck Dwiggins Prohibition 3,868 0.78
Total Votes 495,094
Margin of Victory 7,392 1.49%
1880Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1880
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Candidate Party Votes %
Albert G. Porter* Republican 231,405 49.16
Franklin Landers Democratic 224,452 47.68
Richard Gregg Greenback 14,881 3.16
Total Votes 470,738
Margin of Victory 6,953 1.48%
1876Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1876
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Candidate Party Votes %
James Douglas Williams* Democratic 213,219 49.07
Benjamin Harrison Republican 208,080 47.88
Henry W. Harrington Greenback 13,212 3.04
Samuel Phillips Independent 37 0.01
Total Votes 434,548
Margin of Victory 5,139 1.19%
1872Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1872
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Candidate Party Votes %
Thomas Andrews Hendricks* Democratic 189,424 50.12
Thomas McClellan Browne Republican 188,276 49.82
Alfred P. Edgerton Bourbon Democratic 179 0.05
Samuel B. Falkneburg Prohibition 28 0.01
Total Votes 377,907
Margin of Victory 1,148 0.30%
1868Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1868
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Candidate Party Votes %
Conrad Baker (i)* Republican 171,505 50.14
Thomas Andrews Hendricks Democratic 170,554 49.86
Total Votes 342,059
Margin of Victory 951 0.28%
1864Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1864
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Candidate Party Votes %
Oliver P. Morton (i)* Republican 152,273 53.72
Joseph McDonald Democratic 131,200 46.28
Total Votes 283,473
Margin of Victory 21,073 7.44%
1860Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1860
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Candidate Party Votes %
Henry Smith Lane* Republican 136,736 51.89
Thomas Andrews Hendricks Democratic 126,767 48.11
Total Votes 263,503
Margin of Victory 9,969 3.78%
1856Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1856
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Candidate Party Votes %
Ashbel Parson Willard* Democratic 117,971 51.29
Oliver P. Morton Republican 112,039 48.71
Total Votes 230,010
Margin of Victory 5,932 2.58%
1852Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1852
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Candidate Party Votes %
Joseph Albert Wright (i)* Democratic 92,576 54.61
Nicholas McCarty Whig 73,641 43.44
Andrew L. Robinson Free Soil 3,303 1.95
Total Votes 169,520
Margin of Victory 18,935 11.17%
1849Governor
Held on Monday, August 6, 1849
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Candidate Party Votes %
Joseph Albert Wright* Democratic 76,996 52.27
John A. Matson Whig 67,218 45.64
James Harrison Cravens Free Soil 3,076 2.09
Ephraim Traube Write-In 3 0.00
Total Votes 147,293
Margin of Victory 9,778 6.63%
1846Governor
Held on Monday, August 3, 1846
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Candidate Party Votes %
James Whitcomb (i)* Democratic 64,104 50.65
Joseph Glass Marshall Whig 60,138 47.52
Stephen C. Stevens Liberty 2,301 1.82
Joseph S. Harding 17 0.01
John Burk 2 0.00
David Wallace 1 0.00
J. C. Stephenson 1 0.00
Total Votes 126,564
Margin of Victory 3,966 3.13%
1843Governor
Held on Monday, August 7, 1843
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Candidate Party Votes %
James Whitcomb* Democratic 60,784 50.16
Samuel Bigger (i) Whig 58,721 48.45
Elizur Deming Liberty 1,683 1.39
William Culbertson 1 0.00
William Steele 1 0.00
Total Votes 121,190
Margin of Victory 2,063 1.71%
1840Governor
Held on Monday, August 3, 1840
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Candidate Party Votes %
Samuel Bigger* Whig 62,932 53.69
Tilghman Howard Democratic 54,274 46.31
Total Votes 117,206
Margin of Victory 8,658 7.38%
1837Governor
Held on Monday, August 7, 1837
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Candidate Party Votes %
David Wallace* Whig 46,067 55.51
John Dunmount Democratic 36,915 44.48
Gamaliel Taylor 3 0.00
Jeremiah Roe 2 0.00
Jeremiah Tillotson 1 0.00
Abel Claypole Pepper 1 0.00
Total Votes 82,989
Margin of Victory 9,152 11.03%
1834Governor
Held on Monday, August 4, 1834
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Candidate Party Votes %
Noah Noble (i)* Whig 36,773 57.43
James Gray Read Democratic 27,257 42.57
Christopher Harrison 1 0.00
Total Votes 64,031
Margin of Victory 9,516 14.86%
1831Governor
Held on Monday, August 1, 1831
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Candidate Party Votes %
Noah Noble* 23,518 45.61
James Gray Read 21,002 40.73
Milton Stapp 6,984 13.54
James Scott 61 0.12
Robert Hanna 1 0.00
Total Votes 51,566
Margin of Victory 2,516 4.88%
1828Governor
Held on Monday, August 4, 1828
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Candidate Party Votes %
James B. Ray (i)* 15,131 39.53
Israel Thompson Canby 12,251 32.00
Harbin H. Moore 10,898 28.47
Total Votes 38,280
Margin of Victory 2,880 7.53%
1825Governor
Held on Monday, August 1, 1825
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Candidate Party Votes %
James B. Ray (i)* 13,852 53.24
Isaac Newton Blackford 12,165 46.76
Total Votes 26,017
Margin of Victory 1,687 6.48%
1822Governor
Held on Monday, August 5, 1822
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Candidate Party Votes %
William Hendricks* 18,340 100.00
Total Votes 18,340
Margin of Victory 18,340 100.00%
1819Governor
Held on Monday, August 2, 1819
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Candidate Party Votes %
Jonathan Jennings (i)* 9,168 81.45
Christopher Harrison 2,007 17.83
Samuel Carr 80 0.71
Peter Buell Allen 1 0.01
Total Votes 11,256
Margin of Victory 7,161 63.62%
1816Governor
Held on Monday, August 5, 1816
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Candidate Party Votes %
Jonathan Jennings* 5,211 56.98
Thomas Posey 3,934 43.02
Total Votes 9,145
Margin of Victory 1,277 13.96%
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