William B. Sinclair


We found no record of William B. Sinclair 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.


1896–Secretary of Education (State Supt.) LOST
General Election–Sunday, November 8, 1896
David M. Geeting (i)*, Republican, 320,964 votes
William B. Sinclair, Democratic, 294,867 votes
Charles M. Lemon, Prohibition, 3,006 votes
Cyrus W. Hodgen, National, 2,516 votes
Out of 621,353 votes casts, the margin of victory was 26,097 (4.20%)
1898–Secretary of Education (State Supt.) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1898
Frank L. Jones*, Republican, 283,387 votes
William B. Sinclair, Democratic, 264,036 votes
Elcharles Devore, Prohibition, 9,507 votes
Edgar Packard, People's (Populist), 5,809 votes
Charles Beam, Socialist, 1,688 votes
Out of 564,427 votes casts, the margin of victory was 19,351 (3.43%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, William B. Sinclair had a record of 0-2. That includes a record of 0-2 in 2 general elections.