Elmer D. Riggs

Offices

We found no record of Elmer D. Riggs 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.

Elections

1946–U.S. Senate (Class 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1946
54.91%
William Ezra Jenner*, Republican, 739,809 votes
43.36%
Maurice Clifford Townsend, Democratic, 584,288 votes
 1.56%
Elmer D. Riggs, Prohibition, 21,008 votes
 0.11%
John Marion Morris, Socialist Labor, 1,523 votes
 0.06%
Elmer G. Johnson, Communist, 806 votes
Out of 1,347,434 votes casts, the margin of victory was 155,521 (11.55%)
1950–U.S. House (District 9) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
54.94%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 63,229 votes
44.62%
Charles W. Long, Democratic, 51,350 votes
 0.45%
Elmer D. Riggs, Prohibition, 514 votes
Out of 115,093 votes casts, the margin of victory was 11,879 (10.32%)
1952–U.S. House (District 9) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1952
56.35%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 74,052 votes
43.19%
Edward Lewis, Democratic, 56,759 votes
 0.45%
Elmer D. Riggs, Prohibition, 596 votes
Out of 131,407 votes casts, the margin of victory was 17,293 (13.16%)
1956–U.S. House (District 9) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1956
53.41%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 70,926 votes
46.29%
Wilfrid John Ullrich, Democratic, 61,465 votes
 0.30%
Elmer D. Riggs, Prohibition, 398 votes
Out of 132,789 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,461 (7.12%)
In the 4 races we have results for, Elmer D. Riggs had a record of 0-4. That includes a record of 0-4 in 4 general elections.