Earl Wilson

Offices

U.S. House
District 9
In office
Jan 3, 1941 to Jan 3, 1959

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
U.S. House
District 9
In office
Jan 3, 1961 to Jan 3, 1965

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Indiana Senate
District 28
In office
Nov 6, 1968 to Nov 8, 1972

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Redistricting
Indiana Senate
District 44
In office
Jan 8, 1973 to Nov 3, 1976

Party: Republican
Assumed: Won Contested Election
Left: Did Not Run
Earl Wilson spent 29 years, 10 months, 4 days in office in Indiana, including 22 years, 5 days at the federal level and 7 years, 9 months, 29 days at the state level.

Elections

1940–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1940
50.85%
Earl Wilson*, Republican, 71,624 votes
49.15%
Eugene B. Crowe (i), Democratic, 69,227 votes
Out of 140,851 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,397 (1.70%)
1942–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1942
55.92%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 55,949 votes
44.08%
Roy Huckleberry, Democratic, 44,096 votes
Out of 100,045 votes casts, the margin of victory was 11,853 (11.84%)
1944–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1944
55.60%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 62,831 votes
43.70%
George W. Elliott, Democratic, 49,380 votes
 0.71%
Garnett Jewell, Prohibition, 798 votes
Out of 113,009 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,451 (11.90%)
1946–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1946
55.79%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 58,384 votes
43.31%
Oliver O. Dixon, Democratic, 45,321 votes
 0.90%
Garnett Jewell, Prohibition, 945 votes
Out of 104,650 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,063 (12.48%)
1948–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
51.55%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 59,787 votes
47.71%
Christopher D. Moritz, Democratic, 55,333 votes
 0.73%
Garnett Jewell, Prohibition, 851 votes
Out of 115,971 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4,454 (3.84%)
1950–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
54.94%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 63,229 votes
44.62%
Charles W. Long, Democratic, 51,350 votes
 0.45%
Elmer D. Riggs, Prohibition, 514 votes
Out of 115,093 votes casts, the margin of victory was 11,879 (10.32%)
1952–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1952
56.35%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 74,052 votes
43.19%
Edward Lewis, Democratic, 56,759 votes
 0.45%
Elmer D. Riggs, Prohibition, 596 votes
Out of 131,407 votes casts, the margin of victory was 17,293 (13.16%)
1954–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1954
51.66%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 61,285 votes
48.34%
Wilfrid John Ullrich, Democratic, 57,350 votes
Out of 118,635 votes casts, the margin of victory was 3,935 (3.32%)
1956–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1956
53.41%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 70,926 votes
46.29%
Wilfrid John Ullrich, Democratic, 61,465 votes
 0.30%
Elmer D. Riggs, Prohibition, 398 votes
Out of 132,789 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,461 (7.12%)
1958–U.S. House (District 9) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1958
50.30%
Earl Hogan*, Democratic, 62,810 votes
49.70%
Earl Wilson (i), Republican, 62,064 votes
Out of 124,874 votes casts, the margin of victory was 746 (0.60%)
1960–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1960
50.58%
Earl Wilson*, Republican, 71,402 votes
49.42%
Earl Hogan (i), Democratic, 69,761 votes
Out of 141,163 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,641 (1.16%)
1962–U.S. House (District 9) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1962
52.12%
Earl Wilson (i)*, Republican, 65,287 votes
47.88%
John Thomas Pritchard, Jr., Democratic, 59,985 votes
Out of 125,272 votes casts, the margin of victory was 5,302 (4.24%)
1964–U.S. House (District 9) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1964
54.41%
Lee Hamilton*, Democratic, 74,939 votes
45.59%
Earl Wilson (i), Republican, 62,780 votes
Out of 137,719 votes casts, the margin of victory was 12,159 (8.82%)
In the 13 races we have results for, Earl Wilson had a record of 11-2. That includes a record of 11-2 in 13 general elections.