Edward L. Jackson

Offices

Secretary of State
Statewide
In office
Nov 27, 1916 to Nov 21, 1917

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Resigned
Secretary of State
Statewide
In office
Jan 22, 1920 to Dec 1, 1924

Party: Republican
Assumed: Appointed by Governor
Left: Term Limited
Governor
Statewide
In office
Jan 12, 1925 to Jan 14, 1929

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Term Limited
Edward L. Jackson spent 9 years, 10 months, 8 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1914–Secretary of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1914
41.80%
Homer Livingstone Cook*, Democratic, 262,703 votes
37.11%
Edward L. Jackson, Republican, 233,213 votes
 14.91%
William A. Pierson, Progressive, 93,683 votes
 3.46%
Isai T. Kahn, Socialist, 21,755 votes
 2.27%
Isaac S. Wade, Prohibition, 14,246 votes
 0.45%
Carl L. Olsen, Socialist Labor, 2,808 votes
Out of 628,408 votes casts, the margin of victory was 29,490 (4.69%)
1916–Secretary of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1916
47.93%
Edward L. Jackson*, Republican, 337,851 votes
45.92%
Homer Livingstone Cook (i), Democratic, 323,686 votes
 3.07%
Max E. Matthews, Socialist, 21,648 votes
 2.21%
Ransom Popa, Prohibition, 15,567 votes
 0.64%
James M. Zion, Progressive, 4,543 votes
 0.22%
August Stoeffler, Socialist Labor, 1,556 votes
Out of 704,851 votes casts, the margin of victory was 14,165 (2.01%)
1920–Secretary of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1920
54.97%
Edward L. Jackson (i)*, Republican, 686,974 votes
40.83%
Charles H. Wagner, Democratic, 510,239 votes
 1.87%
Madge Patton Stephens, Socialist, 23,404 votes
 1.34%
Persa R. Bell, Farmer-Labor, 16,702 votes
 1.00%
William M. Wright, Prohibition, 12,443 votes
Out of 1,249,762 votes casts, the margin of victory was 176,735 (14.14%)
1922–Secretary of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1922
50.41%
Edward L. Jackson (i)*, Republican, 540,260 votes
48.21%
Daniel M. Link, Democratic, 516,703 votes
 1.37%
Grover C. Smith, Socialist, 14,717 votes
Out of 1,071,680 votes casts, the margin of victory was 23,557 (2.20%)
1924–Governor WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1924
52.94%
Edward L. Jackson*, Republican, 654,784 votes
46.27%
Carleton B. McCulloch, Democratic, 572,303 votes
 0.48%
Francis M. Wampler, Socialist, 5,984 votes
 0.31%
Basil L. Allen, Prohibition, 3,808 votes
Out of 1,236,879 votes casts, the margin of victory was 82,481 (6.67%)
In the 5 races we have results for, Edward L. Jackson had a record of 4-1. That includes a record of 4-1 in 5 general elections.