Edwin K. Steers

Offices

Attorney General
Statewide
In office
Jan 1, 1953 to Jan 1, 1965

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Edwin K. Steers spent 12 years, 3 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1952–Attorney General WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1952
55.63%
Edwin K. Steers*, Republican, 1,067,565 votes
43.69%
J. Emmett McManamon (i), Democratic, 838,514 votes
 0.68%
George G. Ranck, Prohibition, 13,042 votes
Out of 1,919,121 votes casts, the margin of victory was 229,051 (11.94%)
1956–Attorney General WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1956
55.51%
Edwin K. Steers (i)*, Republican, 1,077,606 votes
44.09%
William H. Wolf, Democratic, 855,857 votes
 0.35%
George G. Ranck, Prohibition, 6,701 votes
 0.06%
Vivienne C. Williams, Socialist Labor, 1,198 votes
Out of 1,941,362 votes casts, the margin of victory was 221,749 (11.42%)
1960–Attorney General WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1960
50.60%
Edwin K. Steers (i)*, Republican, 1,066,199 votes
49.14%
John Dillon, Democratic, 1,035,485 votes
 0.27%
Zoe M. Wyatt, Prohibition, 5,615 votes
Out of 2,107,299 votes casts, the margin of victory was 30,714 (1.46%)
1964–Attorney General LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1964
54.54%
John Dillon*, Democratic, 1,111,577 votes
45.40%
Edwin K. Steers (i), Republican, 925,267 votes
 0.06%
Theodore Nastoff, Socialist Labor, 1,223 votes
Out of 2,038,067 votes casts, the margin of victory was 186,310 (9.14%)
In the 4 races we have results for, Edwin K. Steers had a record of 3-1. That includes a record of 3-1 in 4 general elections.