Lester N. Abel


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.


1950–U.S. Senate (Class 3) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
Homer Capehart (i)*, Republican, 844,303 votes
Alex M. Campbell, Democratic, 741,025 votes
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
George N. Craig*, Republican, 1,075,685 votes
John A. Watkins, Democratic, 841,984 votes
Lester N. Abel, Prohibition, 12,554 votes
Simon Boorda, United States Progressive Party, 920 votes
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.