Homer Livingstone Cook

Notable Facts

  • Served as Speaker of the House in the 68th General Assembly (1912-1914)

Offices

Indiana House
Marion County
In office
Nov 9, 1910 to Nov 4, 1914

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Secretary of State
Statewide
In office
Nov 27, 1914 to Nov 27, 1916

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Homer Livingstone Cook spent 5 years, 11 months, 27 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1914–Secretary of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1914
41.80%
Homer Livingstone Cook*, Democratic, 262,703 votes
37.11%
Edward L. Jackson, Republican, 233,213 votes
 14.91%
William A. Pierson, Progressive, 93,683 votes
 3.46%
Isai T. Kahn, Socialist, 21,755 votes
 2.27%
Isaac S. Wade, Prohibition, 14,246 votes
 0.45%
Carl L. Olsen, Socialist Labor, 2,808 votes
Out of 628,408 votes casts, the margin of victory was 29,490 (4.69%)
1916–Secretary of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1916
47.93%
Edward L. Jackson*, Republican, 337,851 votes
45.92%
Homer Livingstone Cook (i), Democratic, 323,686 votes
 3.07%
Max E. Matthews, Socialist, 21,648 votes
 2.21%
Ransom Popa, Prohibition, 15,567 votes
 0.64%
James M. Zion, Progressive, 4,543 votes
 0.22%
August Stoeffler, Socialist Labor, 1,556 votes
Out of 704,851 votes casts, the margin of victory was 14,165 (2.01%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Homer Livingstone Cook had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.