1908 General Election Results: Secretary of State

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 3, 1908
47.83%
Fred A. Sims (i)*, Republican, 339,499 votes
47.76%
James Franklin Cox, Democratic, 339,007 votes
 2.40%
William Herbert Hill, Prohibition, 17,029 votes
 1.71%
Frederick G. Strickland, Socialist, 12,138 votes
 0.17%
Richard Bonewitz, People's (Populist), 1,188 votes
 0.08%
Allen B. Cobbs, Socialist Labor, 599 votes
 0.06%
John W. Close, Independence, 410 votes
Out of 709,870 votes casts, the margin of victory was 492 (0.07%)