Roy P. Wisehart

Offices

Supt. of Public Instruction
Statewide
In office
Sep 1, 1927 to Mar 15, 1931

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Roy P. Wisehart spent 3 years, 6 months, 13 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1928–Supt. of Public Instruction WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1928
55.73%
Roy P. Wisehart (i)*, Republican, 784,671 votes
43.76%
John A. Linebarger, Democratic, 616,095 votes
 0.28%
Allen Bowman, Prohibition, 3,928 votes
 0.23%
Lois E. Newland, Socialist, 3,306 votes
Out of 1,408,000 votes casts, the margin of victory was 168,576 (11.97%)
1930–Supt. of Public Instruction LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1930
51.51%
George Clarence Cole*, Democratic, 615,494 votes
47.51%
Roy P. Wisehart (i), Republican, 567,679 votes
 0.61%
Allison E. Wrentmore, Prohibition, 7,283 votes
 0.33%
Jacob E. Schrader, Socialist, 3,934 votes
 0.05%
Herbert Green, Nationalist, 582 votes
Out of 1,194,972 votes casts, the margin of victory was 47,815 (4.00%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Roy P. Wisehart had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.