J. Emmett McManamon

Offices

Attorney General
Statewide
In office
Jan 1, 1949 to Jan 1, 1953

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
J. Emmett McManamon spent 4 years, 1 day in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1948–Attorney General WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
51.16%
J. Emmett McManamon*, Democratic, 830,134 votes
47.51%
Cleon H. Foust (i), Republican, 770,920 votes
 0.86%
Zoe M. Wyatt, Prohibition, 14,017 votes
 0.39%
Oliver A. Switzer, Progressive, 6,304 votes
 0.07%
Mario B. Tomisch, Socialist, 1,112 votes
Out of 1,622,487 votes casts, the margin of victory was 59,214 (3.65%)
1952–Attorney General LOST
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%)
In the 2 races we have results for, J. Emmett McManamon had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.