Joseph Miller Robertson

Offices

Indiana House
Jackson County
In office
Nov 8, 1916 to Nov 6, 1918

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Indiana Senate
Jackson, Scott, Washington Counties
In office
Nov 9, 1932 to Sep 13, 1938

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Resigned
Treasurer of State
Statewide
In office
Feb 10, 1939 to Feb 10, 1941

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Joseph Miller Robertson spent 9 years, 10 months, 4 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1938–Treasurer of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1938
49.87%
Joseph Miller Robertson*, Democratic, 776,280 votes
49.58%
Arthur H. Berndt, Republican, 771,875 votes
 0.42%
A. Adam Ireland, Prohibition, 6,609 votes
 0.12%
Herman Backus Barefield, Socialist Labor, 1,912 votes
Out of 1,556,676 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4,405 (0.29%)
1940–Treasurer of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1940
50.08%
James M. Givens*, Republican, 880,828 votes
49.52%
Joseph Miller Robertson (i), Democratic, 870,964 votes
 0.28%
George A. Hottell, Prohibition, 4,876 votes
 0.08%
Lee R. Halvorsen, Socialist, 1,470 votes
 0.04%
Etta May O'Brien, Socialist Labor, 658 votes
Out of 1,758,796 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,864 (0.56%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Joseph Miller Robertson had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.