Horace Ellis

Offices

Supt. of Public Instruction
Statewide
In office
Mar 15, 1917 to Mar 15, 1919

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
Horace Ellis spent 2 years in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1914–Supt. of Public Instruction LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1914
42.69%
Charles A. Greathouse (i)*, Democratic, 267,467 votes
36.69%
Horace Ellis, Republican, 229,861 votes
 14.52%
John W. Kendall, Progressive, 90,982 votes
 3.47%
William McKown, Socialist, 21,722 votes
 2.19%
Clarence A. Mummart, Prohibition, 13,693 votes
 0.45%
John J. Burkhardt, Socialist Labor, 2,799 votes
Out of 626,524 votes casts, the margin of victory was 37,606 (6.00%)
1916–Supt. of Public Instruction WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1916
47.88%
Horace Ellis*, Republican, 337,249 votes
46.00%
Samuel L. Scott, Democratic, 324,009 votes
 3.07%
Arthur A. Carmichael, Socialist, 21,615 votes
 2.21%
Elcharles Devore, Prohibition, 15,544 votes
 0.63%
Claudia Schad, Progressive, 4,454 votes
 0.22%
Frank Hershel, Socialist Labor, 1,565 votes
Out of 704,436 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,240 (1.88%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, Horace Ellis had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.