All 1940 Results

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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%
1940U.S. Senate (Class 1)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Raymond Eugene Willis* Republican 888,070 50.45
Sherman Minton (i) Democratic 864,803 49.13
Carl W. Thompson Prohibition 5,621 0.32
John H. Kingsbury Socialist 1,751 0.10
Total Votes 1,760,245
Margin of Victory 23,267 1.32%
1940U.S. House (District 1)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
William T. Schulte (i)* Democratic 71,606 60.81
M. Elliott Belshaw Republican 45,947 39.02
Arthur B. Frame Socialist 200 0.17
Total Votes 117,753
Margin of Victory 25,659 21.79%
1940U.S. House (District 2)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles A. Halleck (i)* Republican 87,652 58.07
James Otis Cox Democratic 63,290 41.93
Total Votes 150,942
Margin of Victory 24,362 16.14%
1940U.S. House (District 3)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Robert A. Grant (i)* Republican 73,914 51.29
George Washington Sands Democratic 70,208 48.71
Total Votes 144,122
Margin of Victory 3,706 2.58%
1940U.S. House (District 4)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
George W. Gillie (i)* Republican 80,259 57.98
Frank E. Corbett Democratic 58,157 42.02
Total Votes 138,416
Margin of Victory 22,102 15.96%
1940U.S. House (District 5)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Forest A. Harness (i)* Republican 78,691 54.69
George W. Wolf Democratic 65,200 45.31
Total Votes 143,891
Margin of Victory 13,491 9.38%
1940U.S. House (District 6)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Noble J. Johnson (i)* Republican 80,595 52.30
Lenhardt Edward Bauer Democratic 73,499 47.70
Total Votes 154,094
Margin of Victory 7,096 4.60%
1940U.S. House (District 7)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Gerald W. Landis (i)* Republican 81,632 52.20
Charles Haddon Bedwell Democratic 74,746 47.80
Total Votes 156,378
Margin of Victory 6,886 4.40%
1940U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
John W. Boehne, Jr. (i)* Democratic 87,141 55.54
Charles F. Werner Republican 69,761 44.46
Total Votes 156,902
Margin of Victory 17,380 11.08%
1940U.S. House (District 9)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Earl Wilson* Republican 71,624 50.85
Eugene B. Crowe (i) Democratic 69,227 49.15
Total Votes 140,851
Margin of Victory 2,397 1.70%
1940U.S. House (District 10)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Raymond Springer (i)* Republican 80,725 53.04
Don C. Ward Democratic 71,478 46.96
Total Votes 152,203
Margin of Victory 9,247 6.08%
1940U.S. House (District 11)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
William Henry Larrabee (i)* Democratic 79,070 51.70
Maurice G. Robinson Republican 73,867 48.30
Total Votes 152,937
Margin of Victory 5,203 3.40%
1940U.S. House (District 12)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Louis Ludlow (i)* Democratic 80,954 52.87
James A. Collins Republican 72,174 47.13
Total Votes 153,128
Margin of Victory 8,780 5.74%
1940Lieutenant Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles M. Dawson* Republican 881,684 50.08
Carrie Anderson Ketchum Democratic 871,922 49.52
Harry Peacock Prohibition 4,832 0.27
Eugene R. Cole Socialist 1,496 0.08
Louis Branson Roebuck Socialist Labor 644 0.04
Total Votes 1,760,578
Margin of Victory 9,762 0.56%
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%
1940Auditor of State
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Richard Thomas James* Republican 880,724 50.05
Frank Glenn Thompson (i) Democratic 871,791 49.55
F. Beeson Prohibition 4,870 0.28
Russell F. Johnson Socialist 1,468 0.08
William Henry Miller Socialist Labor 665 0.04
Total Votes 1,759,518
Margin of Victory 8,933 0.50%
1940Treasurer of State
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
James M. Givens* Republican 880,828 50.08
Joseph Miller Robertson (i) Democratic 870,964 49.52
George A. Hottell Prohibition 4,876 0.28
Lee R. Halvorsen Socialist 1,470 0.08
Etta May O'Brien Socialist Labor 658 0.04
Total Votes 1,758,796
Margin of Victory 9,864 0.56%
1940Supt. of Public Instruction
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
Clement T. Malan* Republican 877,166 49.87
Floyd I. McMurray (i) Democratic 874,754 49.73
Marion C. Miller Prohibition 4,889 0.28
Lois E. Newland Socialist 1,452 0.08
Orville J. Covault Socialist Labor 637 0.04
Total Votes 1,758,898
Margin of Victory 2,412 0.14%
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