Alvan V. Burch

Offices

Auditor of State
Statewide
In office
Dec 1, 1944 to Dec 1, 1948

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

Elections

1944–Auditor of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1944
51.90%
Alvan V. Burch*, Republican, 854,183 votes
47.24%
Ernest Weatherholt, Democratic, 777,489 votes
 0.75%
Fred W. Knott, Prohibition, 12,275 votes
 0.11%
Myrtle Cole, Socialist, 1,737 votes
Out of 1,645,684 votes casts, the margin of victory was 76,694 (4.66%)
1946–Auditor of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1946
55.62%
Alvan V. Burch (i)*, Republican, 737,984 votes
42.70%
George Barnhardt, Democratic, 566,610 votes
 1.56%
S. P. Jenkins, Prohibition, 20,669 votes
 0.13%
Michel Devich, Socialist, 1,682 votes
Out of 1,326,945 votes casts, the margin of victory was 171,374 (12.92%)
1960–U.S. House (District 8) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1960
53.21%
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (i)*, Democratic, 108,058 votes
46.63%
Alvan V. Burch, Republican, 94,694 votes
 0.15%
J. C. Kelly, Prohibition, 310 votes
Out of 203,062 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,364 (6.58%)
In the 3 races for which we have results, Alvan V. Burch had a record of 2-1. That includes a record of 2-1 in 3 general elections.