James M. Propst

Offices

Auditor of State
Statewide
In office
Dec 1, 1948 to Dec 1, 1950

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
James M. Propst spent 2 years in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1948–Auditor of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
51.24%
James M. Propst*, Democratic, 831,672 votes
47.40%
Gilbert Elijah Ogles, Republican, 769,395 votes
 0.87%
Anna M. Edwards, Prohibition, 14,111 votes
 0.39%
Edna Johnson, Progressive, 6,336 votes
 0.06%
Flossie M. Frame, Socialist, 1,012 votes
 0.04%
Vivienne C. Williams, Socialist Labor, 617 votes
Out of 1,623,143 votes casts, the margin of victory was 62,277 (3.84%)
1950–Auditor of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
53.27%
Frank T. Mills*, Republican, 843,541 votes
45.89%
James M. Propst (i), Democratic, 726,649 votes
 0.84%
Garnett Jewell, Prohibition, 13,320 votes
Out of 1,583,510 votes casts, the margin of victory was 116,892 (7.38%)
In the 2 races we have results for, James M. Propst had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.