George K. Denton

Offices

U.S. House
District 1
In office
Mar 4, 1917 to Mar 4, 1919

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
George K. Denton spent 2 years in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1916–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1916
48.11%
George K. Denton*, Democratic, 23,278 votes
47.44%
S. Wallace Cook, Republican, 22,955 votes
 2.57%
Benjamin S. Reese, Prohibition, 1,243 votes
 1.29%
William Crecileus, Socialist, 623 votes
 0.59%
William F. McElderry, Progressive, 285 votes
Out of 48,384 votes casts, the margin of victory was 323 (0.67%)
1918–U.S. House (District 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1918
52.04%
Oscar Raymond Luhring*, Republican, 20,440 votes
47.96%
George K. Denton (i), Democratic, 18,837 votes
Out of 39,277 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,603 (4.08%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, George K. Denton had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.