William J. Trout

Offices

We found no record of William J. Trout 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

1894–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1894
47.56%
Alexander M. Hardy*, Republican, 17,624 votes
42.90%
John L. Bretz (i), Democratic, 15,896 votes
 8.68%
Elisha A. Riggins, People's (Populist), 3,217 votes
 0.86%
William J. Trout, Prohibition, 318 votes
Out of 37,055 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,728 (4.66%)
1898–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1898
50.32%
Robert Walter Miers (i)*, Democratic, 20,245 votes
46.37%
William Ray Gardiner, Republican, 18,656 votes
 3.31%
William J. Trout, Prohibition, 1,333 votes
Out of 40,234 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,589 (3.95%)
1914–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1914
44.25%
William Allen Cullop (i)*, Democratic, 21,451 votes
39.49%
Oscar Edward Bland, Republican, 19,145 votes
 10.49%
J. B. Wilson, Progressive, 5,087 votes
 4.59%
William J. Trout, Socialist, 2,225 votes
 1.17%
George Scruggs, Prohibition, 569 votes
Out of 48,477 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,306 (4.76%)
In the 3 races for which we have results, William J. Trout had a record of 0-3. That includes a record of 0-3 in 3 general elections.