Morris Porterfield


We found no record of Morris Porterfield serving in elected office in Indiana. Our database only focuses on state and federal offices, so it's possible they served at a different level, or in an office not currently in our database.


1930–U.S. House (District 7) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1930
Louis Ludlow (i)*, Democratic, 87,777 votes
Archibald M. Hall, Republican, 53,822 votes
William O. Fogleson, Socialist, 606 votes
Morris Porterfield, Communist, 237 votes
Bert Decker, Nationalist, 56 votes
Out of 142,498 votes casts, the margin of victory was 33,955 (23.83%)
1946–Secretary of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1946
Thomas A. Bath*, Republican, 733,867 votes
Harry E. McClain, Democratic, 570,493 votes
Sara Halladay, Prohibition, 21,196 votes
Charles Ginsberg, Socialist, 1,539 votes
Morris Porterfield, Communist, 983 votes
Out of 1,328,078 votes casts, the margin of victory was 163,374 (12.30%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, Morris Porterfield had a record of 0-2. That includes a record of 0-2 in 2 general elections.