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2018Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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Candidate Party Votes %
Connie Lawson (i)* Republican 1,263,074 56.22
Jim Harper Democratic 911,546 40.57
Mark W. Rutherford Libertarian 71,234 3.17
George William Wolfe Green 848 0.04
Jeremy Heath Pirate Party 57 0.00
Total Votes 2,246,759
Margin of Victory 351,528 15.65%
2014Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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Candidate Party Votes %
Connie Lawson (i)* Republican 762,223 57.10
Elizabeth White Democratic 527,379 39.50
Karl Tatgenhorst Libertarian 45,393 3.40
Total Votes 1,334,995
Margin of Victory 234,844 17.60%
2010Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charlie White* Republican 976,810 57.13
Vop Osili Democratic 632,129 36.97
Mike Wherry Libertarian 100,795 5.90
Total Votes 1,709,734
Margin of Victory 344,681 20.16%
2006Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 2006
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Candidate Party Votes %
Todd Rokita (i)* Republican 835,915 51.06
Joe Pearson Democratic 746,460 45.60
Mike Kole Libertarian 54,381 3.32
Bill Stant Write-In 342 0.02
Total Votes 1,637,098
Margin of Victory 89,455 5.46%
2002Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 2002
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Candidate Party Votes %
Todd Rokita* Republican 789,261 53.41
John Fernandez Democratic 627,416 42.46
Rebecca Sink-Burris Libertarian 60,937 4.12
Total Votes 1,477,614
Margin of Victory 161,845 10.95%
1998Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1998
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Candidate Party Votes %
Sue Anne Gilroy (i)* Republican 829,750 54.03
Cheryl L. Little Democratic 653,858 42.57
Steve Dillon Libertarian 52,201 3.40
Total Votes 1,535,809
Margin of Victory 175,892 11.46%
1994Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1994
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Candidate Party Votes %
Sue Anne Gilroy* Republican 903,900 60.55
Tim Jeffers Democratic 542,539 36.34
Steve Dillon Libertarian 32,469 2.17
Charles Tony Knight New Alliance 13,945 0.93
Total Votes 1,492,853
Margin of Victory 361,361 24.21%
1990Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1990
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Candidate Party Votes %
Joseph H. Hogsett (i)* Democratic 775,163 51.83
William H. Hudnut, III Republican 719,314 48.10
Theosie Nunn Write-In 971 0.06
Total Votes 1,495,448
Margin of Victory 55,849 3.73%
1986Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1986
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Candidate Party Votes %
Birch E. (Evan) Bayh, III* Democratic 828,494 53.32
Robert O. Bowen Republican 704,952 45.37
Linda Kay Patterson American 10,224 0.66
Karen Benson Libertarian 10,180 0.66
Total Votes 1,553,850
Margin of Victory 123,542 7.95%
1982Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1982
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Candidate Party Votes %
Ed Simcox (i)* Republican 890,008 50.80
Stephen Beardsley Democratic 842,226 48.07
John A. Eineman American 10,269 0.59
Stephen L. Dasbach Libertarian 9,484 0.54
Total Votes 1,751,987
Margin of Victory 47,782 2.73%
1978Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1978
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Candidate Party Votes %
Ed Simcox* Republican 738,791 52.94
Rex Carpenter Democratic 637,614 45.69
Elnora Lawrence American 19,236 1.38
Total Votes 1,395,641
Margin of Victory 101,177 7.25%
1974Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1974
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Candidate Party Votes %
Larry Conrad (i)* Democratic 899,212 53.49
William L. Allen, III Republican 781,896 46.51
Total Votes 1,681,108
Margin of Victory 117,316 6.98%
1970Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1970
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Candidate Party Votes %
Larry Conrad* Democratic 859,660 50.77
William N. Salin (i) Republican 833,517 49.23
Total Votes 1,693,177
Margin of Victory 26,143 1.54%
1968Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968
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Candidate Party Votes %
William N. Salin* Republican 1,075,160 53.71
Stephen W. Crider Democratic 923,056 46.12
Glenn Deckard Prohibition 3,395 0.17
Total Votes 2,001,611
Margin of Victory 152,104 7.59%
1966Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1966
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Candidate Party Votes %
Edgar Doud Whitcomb* Republican 890,572 53.52
John Edgar Mitchell Democratic 773,375 46.48
Total Votes 1,663,947
Margin of Victory 117,197 7.04%
1964Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964
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Candidate Party Votes %
John D. Bottorff* Democratic 1,120,834 54.63
Gerald L. Powell Republican 923,993 45.03
Ora C. Pemberton Prohibition 5,615 0.27
John Marion Morris Socialist Labor 1,411 0.07
Total Votes 2,051,853
Margin of Victory 196,841 9.60%
1962Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1962
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles O. Hendricks (i)* Republican 889,643 50.19
Russell E. Davis Democratic 882,780 49.81
Total Votes 1,772,423
Margin of Victory 6,863 0.38%
1960Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles O. Hendricks* Republican 1,068,636 50.68
Robert A. Pastrick Democratic 1,033,150 49.00
Horace N. Smith Prohibition 5,672 0.27
John Marion Morris Socialist Labor 1,032 0.05
Total Votes 2,108,490
Margin of Victory 35,486 1.68%
1958Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1958
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Candidate Party Votes %
John R. Walsh* Democratic 945,230 55.29
Frank A. Lenning (i) Republican 751,260 43.94
J. Ralston Miller Prohibition 13,238 0.77
Total Votes 1,709,728
Margin of Victory 193,970 11.35%
1956Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1956
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank A. Lenning* Republican 1,076,697 55.39
Thomas L. Lemon Democratic 859,231 44.20
Josephine Lough Prohibition 6,648 0.34
John Marion Morris Socialist Labor 1,264 0.07
Total Votes 1,943,840
Margin of Victory 217,466 11.19%
1954Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1954
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Candidate Party Votes %
Crawford F. Parker (i)* Republican 811,318 51.02
Floyd Harper Democratic 767,284 48.25
Raymond M. Morris Prohibition 11,488 0.72
Total Votes 1,590,090
Margin of Victory 44,034 2.77%
1952Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1952
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Candidate Party Votes %
Crawford F. Parker* Republican 1,070,951 55.72
Thomas William Callahan Democratic 837,202 43.56
Dwight Wiebe Prohibition 12,963 0.67
Viola M. Dawning Progressive 996 0.05
Total Votes 1,922,112
Margin of Victory 233,749 12.16%
1950Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1950
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Candidate Party Votes %
Leland L. Smith* Republican 846,783 53.51
Charles Francis Fleming (i) Democratic 722,466 45.66
J. Ralston Miller Prohibition 13,138 0.83
Total Votes 1,582,387
Margin of Victory 124,317 7.85%
1948Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1948
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles Francis Fleming* Democratic 837,719 51.58
Alfred Anthony Ferrini Republican 764,226 47.06
H. Robert Gemmer Prohibition 14,167 0.87
Harold W. Koch Progressive 6,300 0.39
John M. Hayes Socialist 1,043 0.06
Merle L. Williams Socialist Labor 604 0.04
Total Votes 1,624,059
Margin of Victory 73,493 4.52%
1946Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1946
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Candidate Party Votes %
Thomas A. Bath* Republican 733,867 55.26
Harry E. McClain Democratic 570,493 42.96
Sara Halladay Prohibition 21,196 1.60
Charles Ginsberg Socialist 1,539 0.12
Morris Porterfield Communist 983 0.07
Total Votes 1,328,078
Margin of Victory 163,374 12.30%
1944Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1944
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Candidate Party Votes %
Rue J. Alexander (i)* Republican 853,279 51.81
Charles Francis Fleming Democratic 779,619 47.34
Fessenden W. Lough Prohibition 12,181 0.74
Walter O. Nehring Socialist 1,724 0.10
Total Votes 1,646,803
Margin of Victory 73,660 4.47%
1942Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1942
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Candidate Party Votes %
Rue J. Alexander* Republican 699,061 54.22
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton Democratic 578,970 44.91
George W. Holston Prohibition 9,186 0.71
Gordon A. Long Socialist Labor 2,002 0.16
Total Votes 1,289,219
Margin of Victory 120,091 9.31%
1940Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
James M. Tucker (i)* Republican 883,453 50.21
Clarence J. Donovan Democratic 868,885 49.39
Allison E. Wrentmore Prohibition 4,958 0.28
Clarence H. Owen Socialist 1,466 0.08
Walter Joseph Klobucher Socialist Labor 644 0.04
Total Votes 1,759,406
Margin of Victory 14,568 0.82%
1938Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1938
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Candidate Party Votes %
James M. Tucker* Republican 775,364 49.72
Edward D. Koenemann Democratic 774,303 49.65
Helen I. Root Prohibition 6,884 0.44
Gordon A. Long Socialist Labor 1,922 0.12
Wenzel Stocker Communist 992 0.06
Total Votes 1,559,465
Margin of Victory 1,061 0.07%
1936Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1936
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Candidate Party Votes %
August G. Mueller (i)* Democratic 902,811 56.01
James A. Slane Republican 704,236 43.69
Lula Halvorsen Socialist 3,623 0.22
Hugh Leeka Communist 1,135 0.07
Total Votes 1,611,805
Margin of Victory 198,575 12.32%
1934Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1934
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Candidate Party Votes %
August G. Mueller* Democratic 738,427 51.19
Fred Woodward Republican 688,437 47.72
Edward Henry Socialist 9,373 0.65
Allison E. Wrentmore Prohibition 5,005 0.35
Fay McAllister Allen Communist 1,323 0.09
Total Votes 1,442,565
Margin of Victory 49,990 3.47%
1932Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1932
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank Mayr, Jr. (i)* Democratic 859,486 55.06
Bert C. Morgan Republican 667,610 42.77
Henry W. Daacke Socialist 18,766 1.20
Frank N. Williams Prohibition 9,061 0.58
Fay McAllister Allen Communist 2,135 0.14
Leon J. Granger National 2,094 0.13
Roland Stevens Socialist Labor 1,813 0.12
Total Votes 1,560,965
Margin of Victory 191,876 12.29%
1930Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1930
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank Mayr, Jr.* Democratic 623,476 51.28
Otto Glenn Fifield (i) Republican 580,083 47.71
Clevy H. Lloyd Prohibition 7,658 0.63
Francisco Edwards Socialist 4,071 0.33
Charles L. Baxter Nationalist 569 0.05
Total Votes 1,215,857
Margin of Victory 43,393 3.57%
1928Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1928
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Candidate Party Votes %
Otto Glenn Fifield* Republican 782,237 55.51
Arthur J. Hamrick Democratic 618,803 43.91
Clevy H. Lloyd Prohibition 3,980 0.28
Mary Fogleson Socialist 3,321 0.24
Charley Lynch Socialist Labor 431 0.03
Frank Hotinski Workers 318 0.02
Mabel La Rue National 160 0.01
Total Votes 1,409,250
Margin of Victory 163,434 11.60%
1926Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1926
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frederick E. Schortemeier (i)* Republican 534,058 52.48
Arthur J. Hamrick Democratic 473,320 46.52
Robert F. Dyer Prohibition 5,301 0.52
Clarence E. Bond Socialist 4,885 0.48
Total Votes 1,017,564
Margin of Victory 60,738 5.96%
1924Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1924
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frederick E. Schortemeier* Republican 681,948 55.91
Arthur J. Hamrick Democratic 527,695 43.26
Emma Henry Socialist 6,390 0.52
Ross S. Davis Prohibition 3,747 0.31
Total Votes 1,219,780
Margin of Victory 154,253 12.65%
1922Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1922
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Candidate Party Votes %
Edward L. Jackson (i)* Republican 540,260 50.41
Daniel M. Link Democratic 516,703 48.21
Grover C. Smith Socialist 14,717 1.37
Total Votes 1,071,680
Margin of Victory 23,557 2.20%
1920Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1920
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Candidate Party Votes %
Edward L. Jackson (i)* Republican 686,974 54.97
Charles H. Wagner Democratic 510,239 40.83
Madge Patton Stephens Socialist 23,404 1.87
Persa R. Bell Farmer-Labor 16,702 1.34
William M. Wright Prohibition 12,443 1.00
Total Votes 1,249,762
Margin of Victory 176,735 14.14%
1918Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1918
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Candidate Party Votes %
William A. Roach (i)* Republican 301,207 52.60
Herman L. Conter Democratic 251,694 43.96
John W. Kelley Socialist 11,297 1.97
Isaac N. Grisso Prohibition 8,409 1.47
Total Votes 572,607
Margin of Victory 49,513 8.64%
1916Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916
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Candidate Party Votes %
Edward L. Jackson* Republican 337,851 47.93
Homer Livingstone Cook (i) Democratic 323,686 45.92
Max E. Matthews Socialist 21,648 3.07
Ransom Popa Prohibition 15,567 2.21
James M. Zion Progressive 4,543 0.64
August Stoeffler Socialist Labor 1,556 0.22
Total Votes 704,851
Margin of Victory 14,165 2.01%
1914Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1914
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Candidate Party Votes %
Homer Livingstone Cook* Democratic 262,703 41.80
Edward L. Jackson Republican 233,213 37.11
William A. Pierson Progressive 93,683 14.91
Isai T. Kahn Socialist 21,755 3.46
Isaac S. Wade Prohibition 14,246 2.27
Carl L. Olsen Socialist Labor 2,808 0.45
Total Votes 628,408
Margin of Victory 29,490 4.69%
1912Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1912
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Candidate Party Votes %
Lew G. Ellingham (i)* Democratic 276,759 43.27
Lawson Nichols Mace Progressive 157,309 24.59
Fred Innis King Republican 148,475 23.21
Reece C. Townsend Socialist 35,816 5.60
Isaac S. Wade Prohibition 18,453 2.88
Ernest Viewegh Socialist Labor 2,850 0.45
Total Votes 639,662
Margin of Victory 119,450 18.68%
1910Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1910
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Candidate Party Votes %
Lew G. Ellingham* Democratic 299,935 47.83
Otis E. Gulley Republican 287,568 45.85
Sherman G. Jones Socialist 19,632 3.13
George Hitz Prohibition 17,024 2.71
Oliver P. Stoner Socialist Labor 2,974 0.47
Total Votes 627,133
Margin of Victory 12,367 1.98%
1908Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1908
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Candidate Party Votes %
Fred A. Sims (i)* Republican 339,499 47.83
James Franklin Cox Democratic 339,007 47.76
William Herbert Hill Prohibition 17,029 2.40
Frederick G. Strickland Socialist 12,138 1.71
Richard Bonewitz People's (Populist) 1,188 0.17
Allen B. Cobbs Socialist Labor 599 0.08
John W. Close Independence 410 0.06
Total Votes 709,870
Margin of Victory 492 0.07%
1906Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1906
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Candidate Party Votes %
Fred A. Sims (i)* Republican 294,351 49.95
James Franklin Cox Democratic 263,526 44.72
Absolem L. Crim Prohibition 20,985 3.56
Leroy B. Sweetland Socialist 7,824 1.33
Theodore Bernine Socialist Labor 1,586 0.27
John W. Clark People's (Populist) 972 0.16
Total Votes 589,244
Margin of Victory 30,825 5.23%
1904Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1904
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Candidate Party Votes %
Daniel E. Storms (i)* Republican 360,433 53.70
Edward J. Fogarty Democratic 273,319 40.72
Alva H. Swain Prohibition 22,827 3.40
Elliott Tutt Anderson Socialist 11,020 1.64
Adam P. Hanna People's (Populist) 2,107 0.31
Theodore Bernine Socialist Labor 1,455 0.22
Total Votes 671,161
Margin of Victory 87,114 12.98%
1902Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1902
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Candidate Party Votes %
Daniel E. Storms* Republican 298,819 50.62
Albert Schoonover Democratic 263,555 44.64
James M. Dungan Prohibition 17,765 3.01
Edward H. Meyer Socialist 7,111 1.20
Gustave A. Dreyer Socialist Labor 1,756 0.30
William Bell Gill People's (Populist) 1,350 0.23
Total Votes 590,356
Margin of Victory 35,264 5.98%
1900Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1900
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Candidate Party Votes %
Union B. Hunt (i)* Republican 331,870 50.60
Adam Heimberger Democratic 305,957 46.65
Robert E. Pretlow Prohibition 13,487 2.06
Edward H. Evinger Social Democratic 2,234 0.34
William T. Carmichael People's (Populist) 1,467 0.22
Elmer W. Byram Socialist Labor 647 0.10
J. D. Wheeler Union Reform 238 0.04
Total Votes 655,900
Margin of Victory 25,913 3.95%
1898Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1898
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Candidate Party Votes %
Union B. Hunt* Republican 286,643 49.99
Samuel M. Ralston Democratic 269,125 46.94
Aaron Worth Prohibition 9,961 1.74
Henry H. Morrison People's (Populist) 5,867 1.02
William Yochum Socialist 1,795 0.31
Total Votes 573,391
Margin of Victory 17,518 3.05%
1896Secretary of State
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
William D. Owen (i)* Republican 320,854 50.93
Samuel M. Ralston Democratic 294,748 46.78
Silas M. Holcomb People's (Populist) 8,665 1.38
Henry C. Pitts Prohibition 3,006 0.48
James E. Ellsworth National 2,476 0.39
Frederick Adams Socialist 261 0.04
Total Votes 630,010
Margin of Victory 26,106 4.15%
1894Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1894
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Candidate Party Votes %
William D. Owen* Republican 283,405 50.37
William R. Myers (i) Democratic 238,732 42.43
Charles A. Robinson People's (Populist) 29,388 5.22
Winford M. Taylor Prohibition 11,157 1.98
Total Votes 562,682
Margin of Victory 44,673 7.94%
1892Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1892
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Candidate Party Votes %
William R. Myers* Democratic 260,338 50.65
Aaron Jones Republican 253,623 49.35
Total Votes 513,961
Margin of Victory 6,715 1.30%
1890Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1890
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Candidate Party Votes %
Claude Matthews* Democratic 233,881 48.98
Milton Trusler Republican 214,302 44.88
Martin V. Kindle People's (Populist) 17,354 3.63
Brazillai M. Blount Prohibition 12,006 2.51
Total Votes 477,543
Margin of Victory 19,579 4.10%
1888Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles F. Griffin (i)* Republican 263,294 49.14
Robert Walter Miers Democratic 260,975 48.71
William A. Spurgeon Prohibition 10,163 1.90
A. C. Geyer Union Labor 1,369 0.26
Total Votes 535,801
Margin of Victory 2,319 0.43%
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