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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1928

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1928

November 6, 1928

 
Candidate Morgan Foster Larson William L. Dill
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 824,005 671,728
Percentage 54.88% 44.74%

Governor before election

A. Harry Moore
Democratic

Elected Governor

Morgan Foster Larson
Republican

The New Jersey gubernatorial election of 1928 was a race for Democratic nominee William L. Dill with 54.88% of the vote.

Contents

  • Primary elections 1
    • Republican primary 1.1
      • Candidates 1.1.1
      • Results 1.1.2
    • Democratic primary 1.2
      • Results 1.2.1
  • General election 2
    • Candidates 2.1
    • Results 2.2
  • References 3

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on Tuesday May 15, 1928.[1]

Republican primary

Candidates

  • Morgan Foster Larson
  • Robert Carey
  • J. Henry Harrison

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Morgan Foster Larson 194,513 '
Republican Robert Carey 139,660
Republican J. Henry Harrison 91,888
Total votes ' 100.00

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic Party primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William L. Dill 158,655 100.00
Total votes 158,655 100.00

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates:

  • Morgan Foster Larson, Republican
  • William L. Dill, Democratic

Other candidates:

  • Eugene A. Smith, Independent
  • W. K. Tallman, Socialist
  • Scott Nearing, Independent
  • John C. Butterworth, Socialist

Results

New Jersey Gubernatorial Election, 1928[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Morgan Foster Larson 824,005 54.88%
Democratic William L. Dill 671,728 44.74%
Independent Eugene A. Smith 2,151 0.14%
Socialist W. K. Tallman 2,041 0.14%
Independent Scott Nearing 1,255 0.08%
Socialist John C. Butterworth 220 0.02%
Majority
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Candidates for the Office of Governor - State of New Jersey" (PDF).  
  2. ^ "Votes Cast for the Office of Governor of the State of New Jersey" (PDF).  
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