Milton Kraus

Offices

U.S. House
District 11
In office
Mar 4, 1917 to Mar 4, 1923

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Milton Kraus spent 6 years, 1 day in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1916–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1916
46.30%
Milton Kraus*, Republican, 25,006 votes
45.51%
George W. Rauch (i), Democratic, 24,578 votes
 4.35%
Layman H. Jackman, Progressive, 2,350 votes
 3.83%
Walen J. Conarty, Prohibition, 2,071 votes
Out of 54,005 votes casts, the margin of victory was 428 (0.79%)
1918–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1918
53.99%
Milton Kraus (i)*, Republican, 24,358 votes
44.00%
George W. Rauch, Democratic, 19,849 votes
 2.01%
George Lanning, Socialist, 905 votes
Out of 45,112 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4,509 (9.99%)
1920–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1920
54.73%
Milton Kraus (i)*, Republican, 51,106 votes
42.93%
Samuel E. Cook, Democratic, 40,088 votes
 2.34%
Michael M. Confer, Socialist, 2,188 votes
Out of 93,382 votes casts, the margin of victory was 11,018 (11.80%)
1922–U.S. House (District 11) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1922
52.75%
Samuel E. Cook*, Democratic, 45,389 votes
45.66%
Milton Kraus (i), Republican, 39,285 votes
 1.59%
Harry K. Otis, Socialist, 1,372 votes
Out of 86,046 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,104 (7.09%)
In the 4 races for which we have results, Milton Kraus had a record of 3-1. That includes a record of 3-1 in 4 general elections.