Oscar Edward Bland

Offices

Indiana Senate
Greene, Monroe, Owen Counties
In office
Nov 7, 1906 to Nov 9, 1910

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
U.S. House
District 2
In office
Mar 4, 1917 to Mar 4, 1923

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Oscar Edward Bland spent 10 years, 4 days in office in Indiana, including 6 years, 1 day at the federal level and 4 years, 3 days at the state level.

Elections

1910–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1910
48.44%
William Allen Cullop (i)*, Democratic, 22,960 votes
45.19%
Oscar Edward Bland, Republican, 21,419 votes
 4.90%
Zimri W. Garten, Socialist, 2,322 votes
 1.48%
Elijah Eddington, Prohibition, 700 votes
Out of 47,401 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,541 (3.25%)
1912–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1912
45.34%
William Allen Cullop (i)*, Democratic, 22,082 votes
32.56%
Oscar Edward Bland, Republican, 15,858 votes
 12.32%
John Napier Dyer, Progressive, 6,001 votes
 7.98%
John L. B. Shepherd, Socialist, 3,888 votes
 1.79%
Isaac C. Overman, Prohibition, 873 votes
Out of 48,702 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,224 (12.78%)
1914–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1914
44.25%
William Allen Cullop (i)*, Democratic, 21,451 votes
39.49%
Oscar Edward Bland, Republican, 19,145 votes
 10.49%
J. B. Wilson, Progressive, 5,087 votes
 4.59%
William J. Trout, Socialist, 2,225 votes
 1.17%
George Scruggs, Prohibition, 569 votes
Out of 48,477 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,306 (4.76%)
1916–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1916
47.34%
Oscar Edward Bland*, Republican, 24,764 votes
45.42%
William Allen Cullop (i), Democratic, 23,759 votes
 5.47%
Zimri W. Garten, Socialist, 2,860 votes
 1.19%
H. J. Beddinger, Prohibition, 622 votes
 0.58%
Stephen A. Burton, Progressive, 304 votes
Out of 52,309 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,005 (1.92%)
1918–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1918
53.60%
Oscar Edward Bland (i)*, Republican, 23,943 votes
44.17%
Fred F. Bays, Democratic, 19,731 votes
 2.24%
Zimri W. Garten, Socialist, 999 votes
Out of 44,673 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4,212 (9.43%)
1920–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1920
52.12%
Oscar Edward Bland (i)*, Republican, 47,896 votes
42.82%
William Allen Cullop, Democratic, 39,349 votes
 3.07%
Ward A. McBride, Socialist, 2,823 votes
 1.98%
George R. Dutton, Farmer-Labor, 1,823 votes
Out of 91,891 votes casts, the margin of victory was 8,547 (9.30%)
1922–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1922
49.51%
Arthur H. Greenwood*, Democratic, 43,632 votes
48.51%
Oscar Edward Bland (i), Republican, 42,752 votes
 1.99%
John C. Monarch, Socialist, 1,751 votes
Out of 88,135 votes casts, the margin of victory was 880 (1.00%)
In the 7 races for which we have results, Oscar Edward Bland had a record of 3-4. That includes a record of 3-4 in 7 general elections.