William Edward Wilson

Offices

U.S. House
District 1
In office
Mar 4, 1923 to Mar 4, 1925

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
William Edward Wilson spent 2 years, 1 day in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1920–U.S. House (District 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1920
51.72%
Oscar Raymond Luhring (i)*, Republican, 44,694 votes
42.62%
William Edward Wilson, Democratic, 36,834 votes
 4.10%
Thomas F. France, Farmer-Labor, 3,542 votes
 1.56%
Francis A. Hallis, Socialist, 1,346 votes
Out of 86,416 votes casts, the margin of victory was 7,860 (9.10%)
1922–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1922
53.56%
William Edward Wilson*, Democratic, 42,807 votes
44.84%
Oscar Raymond Luhring (i), Republican, 35,835 votes
 1.60%
Francis A. Hallis, Socialist, 1,276 votes
Out of 79,918 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,972 (8.72%)
1924–U.S. House (District 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1924
52.09%
Harry Emerson Rowbottom*, Republican, 48,203 votes
47.91%
William Edward Wilson (i), Democratic, 44,335 votes
Out of 92,538 votes casts, the margin of victory was 3,868 (4.18%)
1926–U.S. House (District 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1926
52.40%
Harry Emerson Rowbottom (i)*, Republican, 37,503 votes
47.60%
William Edward Wilson, Democratic, 34,061 votes
Out of 71,564 votes casts, the margin of victory was 3,442 (4.80%)
In the 4 races we have results for, William Edward Wilson had a record of 1-3. That includes a record of 1-3 in 4 general elections.