Otto L. Klaus

Offices

Auditor of State
Statewide
In office
Nov 24, 1916 to Nov 24, 1920

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Term Limited
Otto L. Klaus spent 4 years, 1 day in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1916–Auditor of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1916
47.84%
Otto L. Klaus*, Republican, 337,254 votes
45.94%
Dale J. Crittenberger (i), Democratic, 323,832 votes
 3.08%
Russell Wyttenbach, Socialist, 21,717 votes
 2.26%
Harry Peacock, Prohibition, 15,926 votes
 0.65%
William C. Camp, Progressive, 4,598 votes
 0.23%
Harry A. Barnes, Socialist Labor, 1,587 votes
Out of 704,914 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,422 (1.90%)
1918–Auditor of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1918
52.61%
Otto L. Klaus (i)*, Republican, 296,710 votes
44.04%
William Micajah Jones, Democratic, 248,381 votes
 1.92%
Bernice Marlow, Socialist, 10,821 votes
 1.43%
Elcharles Devore, Prohibition, 8,060 votes
Out of 563,972 votes casts, the margin of victory was 48,329 (8.57%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, Otto L. Klaus had a record of 2-0. That includes a record of 2-0 in 2 general elections.