William Hunter O'Brien, Sr.

Offices

Indiana Senate
Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio Counties
In office
Nov 5, 1902 to Nov 7, 1906

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Auditor of State
Statewide
In office
Nov 24, 1910 to Nov 24, 1914

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Term Limited
William Hunter O'Brien, Sr. spent 8 years, 4 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1910–Auditor of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1910
47.89%
William Hunter O'Brien, Sr.*, Democratic, 295,243 votes
45.90%
John E. Reed, Republican, 282,984 votes
 3.08%
Russell Wyttenbach, Socialist, 19,013 votes
 2.66%
John O. Morrison, Prohibition, 16,413 votes
 0.46%
Grover Mundy, Socialist Labor, 2,861 votes
Out of 616,514 votes casts, the margin of victory was 12,259 (1.99%)
1912–Auditor of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1912
43.27%
William Hunter O'Brien, Sr. (i)*, Democratic, 276,884 votes
24.57%
Harry E. Cushman, Progressive, 157,222 votes
23.19%
Isaac Newton Brown, Republican, 148,393 votes
 5.60%
William Sheffler, Socialist, 35,832 votes
 2.91%
David W. Hull, Prohibition, 18,622 votes
 0.45%
Frank Helbich, Socialist Labor, 2,875 votes
Out of 639,828 votes casts, the margin of victory was 119,662 (18.70%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, William Hunter O'Brien, Sr. had a record of 2-0. That includes a record of 2-0 in 2 general elections.