George A. Bittler

Offices

Treasurer of State
Statewide
In office
Feb 10, 1915 to Feb 10, 1917

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
George A. Bittler spent 2 years, 1 day in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1914–Treasurer of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1914
42.68%
George A. Bittler*, Democratic, 267,789 votes
36.74%
Job Freeman, Republican, 230,485 votes
 14.50%
John Bower, Progressive, 90,985 votes
 3.44%
James H. Noyes, Socialist, 21,557 votes
 2.20%
Oscar J. Current, Prohibition, 13,786 votes
 0.44%
Joseph B. Trunko, Socialist Labor, 2,759 votes
Out of 627,361 votes casts, the margin of victory was 37,304 (5.94%)
1916–Treasurer of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1916
47.80%
Uz McMurtrie*, Republican, 336,912 votes
46.07%
George A. Bittler (i), Democratic, 324,718 votes
 3.08%
Charles R. Fenimore, Socialist, 21,682 votes
 2.20%
Alexander W. Benham, Prohibition, 15,493 votes
 0.63%
Ward A. Smith, Progressive, 4,458 votes
 0.22%
Oscar Viewegh, Socialist Labor, 1,556 votes
Out of 704,819 votes casts, the margin of victory was 12,194 (1.73%)
In the 2 races we have results for, George A. Bittler had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.