Deane E. Walker

Offices

Supt. of Public Instruction
Statewide
In office
Mar 15, 1949 to Mar 15, 1951

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

Elections

1948–Supt. of Public Instruction WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
51.16%
Deane E. Walker*, Democratic, 830,812 votes
47.48%
Ben H. Watt (i), Republican, 770,989 votes
 0.86%
Jasper A. Huffman, Prohibition, 14,028 votes
 0.39%
Herman O. Makey, Progressive, 6,407 votes
 0.06%
Milton W. Schowe, Socialist, 980 votes
 0.04%
Michel Devich, Socialist Labor, 595 votes
Out of 1,623,811 votes casts, the margin of victory was 59,823 (3.68%)
1950–Supt. of Public Instruction LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
53.09%
Wilbur Young*, Republican, 838,131 votes
46.07%
Deane E. Walker (i), Democratic, 727,345 votes
 0.84%
Jasper A. Huffman, Prohibition, 13,248 votes
Out of 1,578,724 votes casts, the margin of victory was 110,786 (7.02%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Deane E. Walker had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.