Charles Francis Fleming

Offices

Indiana Senate
Lake County
In office
Nov 4, 1942 to Dec 1, 1948

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Assumed Other Office
Secretary of State
Statewide
In office
Dec 1, 1948 to Dec 1, 1950

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Charles Francis Fleming spent 8 years, 29 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1944–Secretary of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1944
51.81%
Rue J. Alexander (i)*, Republican, 853,279 votes
47.34%
Charles Francis Fleming, Democratic, 779,619 votes
 0.74%
Fessenden W. Lough, Prohibition, 12,181 votes
 0.10%
Walter O. Nehring, Socialist, 1,724 votes
Out of 1,646,803 votes casts, the margin of victory was 73,660 (4.47%)
1948–Secretary of State WON
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%)
1950–Secretary of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
53.51%
Leland L. Smith*, Republican, 846,783 votes
45.66%
Charles Francis Fleming (i), Democratic, 722,466 votes
 0.83%
J. Ralston Miller, Prohibition, 13,138 votes
Out of 1,582,387 votes casts, the margin of victory was 124,317 (7.85%)
In the 3 races we have results for, Charles Francis Fleming had a record of 1-2. That includes a record of 1-2 in 3 general elections.