Lester N. Abel

Offices

We found no record of Lester N. Abel 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

1950–U.S. Senate (Class 3) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
52.81%
Homer Capehart (i)*, Republican, 844,303 votes
46.35%
Alex M. Campbell, Democratic, 741,025 votes
 0.84%
Lester N. Abel, Prohibition, 13,396 votes
Out of 1,598,724 votes casts, the margin of victory was 103,278 (6.46%)
1952–Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1952
55.68%
George N. Craig*, Republican, 1,075,685 votes
43.58%
John A. Watkins, Democratic, 841,984 votes
 0.65%
Lester N. Abel, Prohibition, 12,554 votes
 0.05%
Simon Boorda, Progressive, 920 votes
 0.04%
Charles Ginsberg, Socialist Labor, 726 votes
Out of 1,931,869 votes casts, the margin of victory was 233,701 (12.10%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, Lester N. Abel had a record of 0-2. That includes a record of 0-2 in 2 general elections.