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Oregon gubernatorial election, 1934


Oregon gubernatorial election, 1934

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1934

November 6, 1934

Nominee Charles H. Martin Peter Zimmerman Joe E. Dunne
Party Democratic Independent Republican
Popular vote 116,677 95,519 86,923
Percentage 38.57 31.57 28.73

County results

Governor before election

Julius Meier

Elected Governor

Charles H. Martin

The 1934 Oregon gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1934 to elect the governor of the U.S. state of Oregon. Democrat Charles H. Martin, who retired from the United States House of Representatives to run for governor, won a plurality over Republican Oregon State Senator Peter Zimmerman (who ran as an Independent), Republican nominee Joe E. Dunne, also a state senator, and several minor candidates.

Election results

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1934[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Martin 116,677 38.57%
Independent Peter Zimmerman 95,519 31.57%
Republican Joe E. Dunne 86,923 28.73%
Independent Harry J. Correll 1,360 0.45%
Independent Abraham M. Silverman 1,331 0.44%
Independent Hank E. Wirth 584 0.19%
write-ins 127 0.04%
Totals 302,521 100%
Democratic gain from Independent


  1. ^ "OR Governor Race - Nov 06, 1934". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 21, 2011. 
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