Edgar Doud Whitcomb

Offices

Indiana Senate
Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Counties
In office
Nov 8, 1950 to Nov 3, 1954

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Secretary of State
Statewide
In office
Dec 1, 1966 to Dec 1, 1968

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Governor
Statewide
In office
Jan 13, 1969 to Jan 8, 1973

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Term Limited
Edgar Doud Whitcomb spent 9 years, 11 months, 23 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1966–Secretary of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1966
53.52%
Edgar Doud Whitcomb*, Republican, 890,572 votes
46.48%
John Edgar Mitchell, Democratic, 773,375 votes
Out of 1,663,947 votes casts, the margin of victory was 117,197 (7.04%)
1968–Governor WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1968
52.72%
Edgar Doud Whitcomb*, Republican, 1,080,271 votes
47.13%
Robert Lee Rock, Democratic, 965,816 votes
 0.15%
Melvin E. Hawk, Prohibition, 2,985 votes
Out of 2,049,072 votes casts, the margin of victory was 114,455 (5.59%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Edgar Doud Whitcomb had a record of 2-0. That includes a record of 2-0 in 2 general elections.