Merle L. Williams

Offices

We found no record of Merle L. Williams serving in elected office in Indiana. Our database only focuses on state and federal offices, so it's possible they served at a different level, or in an office not currently in our database.

Elections

1948–Secretary of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
51.58%
Charles Francis Fleming*, Democratic, 837,719 votes
47.06%
Alfred Anthony Ferrini, Republican, 764,226 votes
 0.87%
H. Robert Gemmer, Prohibition, 14,167 votes
 0.39%
Harold W. Koch, Progressive, 6,300 votes
 0.06%
John M. Hayes, Socialist, 1,043 votes
 0.04%
Merle L. Williams, Socialist Labor, 604 votes
Out of 1,624,059 votes casts, the margin of victory was 73,493 (4.52%)
1956–Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1956
55.61%
Harold Willis Handley*, Republican, 1,086,868 votes
43.97%
Ralph Tucker, Democratic, 859,393 votes
 0.35%
J. Ralston Miller, Prohibition, 6,791 votes
 0.06%
Merle L. Williams, Socialist Labor, 1,238 votes
Out of 1,954,290 votes casts, the margin of victory was 227,475 (11.64%)
1972–Attorney General LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1972
58.25%
Theodore L. Sendak (i)*, Republican, 1,197,935 votes
41.61%
Theodore D. Wilson, Democratic, 855,754 votes
 0.14%
Merle L. Williams, Socialist Labor, 2,795 votes
Out of 2,056,484 votes casts, the margin of victory was 342,181 (16.64%)
In the 3 races we have results for, Merle L. Williams had a record of 0-3. That includes a record of 0-3 in 3 general elections.