Election returns courtesy of Richard Winger. Biographical data (links) from cited references and from other sources which appear to the Editor to be trustworthy.


Office
Candidate Name
Vote Total

% Vote


1884:      

Secretary of State

James Ratcliff 696 1.04

Treasurer

John Collern 692 1.04

Auditor

Edward Brooks 674 1.01

Attorney General

Volney C. Gunnell 703 1.05

Regent

Jacob M. Murphy 667 1.00
 
Harvey Linsley 662 0.99

1886:      

Governor

W.H. Fishback 2,710 4.61

Lt. Governor

John A. Ellett 3,770 6.47

Secretary of State

Thomas E. Bliss 2,924 5.02

Treasurer

William C. Stover 3,001 5.16

Attorney General

Andrew W. Brazee 2,909 5.00

Auditor

Warren P. Fowler 2,937 5.04

Supt. Public Instruction

A.B. Copeland 3,433 5.90

Board of Regents

J.A. Maxwell 3,226 5.55
 
J.P. Ralstin 2,928 5.04

Bd. Reg. (short term)

Harvey Lindsley 2,968 5.10

Congressman-at-Large

Joseph Murray 3,597 6.17

1888:      

Governor

William C. Stover
2,098
2.28

Lt. Governor

Warren R. Fowler
2,218
2.41

Congressman-at-Large

John Hipp
2,355
2.56

Secretary of State

W.W. Walters (no data)

Treasurer

I.G. Schuck (no data)

Auditor

W.A. Rice
2,277
2.48

Attorney General

J.H. Boughton
2,251
2.45

Supt. Public Instruction

Joseph A. Smith
2,229
2.43

Justice, Supreme Court

Andrew W. Brazee
2,235
2.46

jsu

D.E. McCaskell
2,210
2.41

Board of Regents

Isaac J. Kestor
2,244
2.44
Daniel W. Robbins
2,278
2.48

1889:      

Justice, Supr. Ct.

(no data) 2,218 (no data)

1890:      

Governor

(no data) 1,089 1.27

Lieutenant Governor

Eugene Ford 1,064 1.27

Secretary of State

Phidella A. Rice 1,065 1.27

Treasurer

George S. Emmerson 1,339 1.62

Auditor

R.W. Anderson 1,065 1.29

Attorney General

John Hipp 1,148 1.38

Supt. Public Instr.

J.A. Ferguson 1,445 1.74

Regent

Mark D. Bradford 1,052 1.25
 
J.F. Coffman 1,053 1.25

Representative

George Richardson 1,054 1.25

1891:      

Justice, Supr. Court

(no data) 6,384 8.27

1892:      

Governor

John A. Ellett 1,764 1.88

Lieutenant Governor 

D.W. Barkley 1,614 1.75

Secretary of State

P.A. Rice 1,591 1.73

Treasurer

Fred White 1,591 1.73

Auditor

Lewis G. Aley 1,590 1.72

Attorney General

John C. Horn 1,600 1.78

Supt. Public Instruction

A.B. Hyde 1,575 1.72

Congr. 1 (Denver ne)

Wellington J. Sprague 876 2.15

Congr. 2 (remainder)

Isaac J. Keater 645 1.25

1894

Governor

George Richardson 4,250 2.35

Lieutenant Governor

Mary J. Telford 5,632 3.16

Secretary of State

David R. Hunter 5,951 3.35

Treasurer

David Brothers 6,230 3.51

Auditor

Abijah Johnson 5,388 3.05

Attorney General

John H. Leiper 5,209 2.95

Supt. Public Instruction

Asa B. Copeland 7,281 4.10

1896

Governor

William A. Marsh 1,836 0.96

Lieutenant Governor

Josephine Hicks 2,276 1.22

Secretary of State

Daniel L. Rader 2,578 1.38

Treasurer

Harry G. Shuck 2,274 1.22

Auditor

Adri Hungerford 2,319 1.25

Attorney General

T. Webster Hoyt 2,148 1.15

Supt. Publ. Instr.

James R. Wylie 2,117 1.13

Regent

C.P. Perry 2,573 1.42
 
Chauncey Stokes 2,305 1.27

Congr. 1

T.W. Steele 1,006 1.26

(National Party faction)

Governor

George L. Kimball 361 0.19

Lieutenant Governor

Jacob Telford 524 0.28

Secretary of State

Robert Steele 631 0.34

Treasurer

Aurora M. Quinn 537 0.29

Auditor

J.N. Bartels 663 0.36

Supt. Publ. Instr.

Edward C. Hill 587 0.31

Regent

Lizzie Nesbit 774 0.43
 
Alice S. Mitchell 946 0.52

1898

Governor

Robert H. Rhodes 2,711 1.81

Lt. Governor

J.A. Nesbit 3,313 2.28

Secretary of State

William A. Rice 3,705 2.55

Treasurer

Otto A. Reinhardt 3,636 2.51

Auditor

Elsie W. Chambers 3,421 2.37

Attorney General

William A. Marsh 3,746 2.63

Supt. Public Instruction

Norman Clifford 3,579 2.47

Congress 1
   (Denver & NE)

Dayton Gilbert 1,410 2.21

1900:      

Governor

James R. Wylie 3,695 1.69

Lieutenant. Governor

Frank C. Chamberlain 3,968 1.80

Secretary of State

Mary L. Henderson 4,146 1.89

Treasurer

William H. McClure 3,836 1.75

Auditor

Joseph Harvey 4,031 1.84

Attorney General

Daniel C. Burns 4,026 1.85

Supt. Public Instruction

Elizabeth Smith 3,949 1.80

Regent

William E. Tetzel 3,709 1.70
  Burton D. Sanborn 3,892 1.78

Justice Supreme Court

Frank J. Wilsea 3,681 1.70

Congress 1
   (Denver & NE)

S.H. Shellenger 1,924 1.95

1902:      

Governor

Otto H.A. Reinhardt 3,910 2.09

Lt. Governor

R.A.N. Wilson 3,897 2.11

Secretary of State

W.G. Templeton 4,119 2.24

Auditor

F.C. Chamberlain 4,142 2.25

Attorney General

Frank J. Baker 4,342 2.36

Treasurer

Mary E. Miller 4,315 2.34

Supt. Public Instr.

James R. Wylie 3,943 2.14

Representative

Milo H. Stark 3,845 2.08

Board of Regents

Emma M. Craise 4,358 2.42
P.A. Rice 3,971 2.20

1904  

Governor

Herbert A.M. Wilson 3,023 1.24  

Lieutenant Governor

John M. Cameron 3,750 1.56  

Secretary of State

Charles Golding Dwyre 3,810 1.58  

Treasurer

Josiah Work 3,806 1.58  

Auditor

William J. Ritchie 3,773 1.57  

Attorney General

Frank J. Baker 4,069 1.69  

Supt. Public Instr.

Lucie H. Benefiel 3,590 1.49  

Rep.-at-Large

Forrest Woodside 3,698 1.53  

1906:      

Governor

F.C. Chamberlain 2,087 1.03

Lieutenant Governor

W.F. Brooks 4,428 2.25

Secretary of State

J.H. Ketchum 4,417 2.25

Treasurer

C.S. Wellman 4,125 2.10

Auditor

W.H. McCreery 4,281 2.18

Attorney General

L.E. Kenworthy 4,281 2.18

Supt. Public Instr.

M James R. Wylie 3,999 2.03

Regent, State Univ.

Maude M. Sanders 4,202 2.17
 
Antoinette A. Hawley 4,745 2.45

Congr.-at-Large

Joseph W. Andrews 4,326 2.20

1908:      

Governor

H.L. Murray 6,314 2.40

Lieutenant Governor

Robert M. Pollock 6,507 2.48

Secretary of State

Walter G. Brandenberg 6,632 2.53

Treasurer

P.A. Rice 6,592 2.51

Auditor

Karl Lehmann 6,648 2.54

Attorney General

John H. Leiper 6,474 2.48

Supt. Public Instruction

Katherine Scouller 6,357 2.42

Regent, State University

Eliza M. Tanner 6,352 2.43
 
Thomas E. Taylor 6,305 2.42

Railroad Commissioner

R.D. Jenkins 6,428 2.46
 
W.H. Taylor 6 2.48
 
Charles S. Kirkendahl 6,459 2.47

Justice, Supreme Court

Frank J. Baker 6,282 2.40
 
William A. Marsh 118 write-in
 
Robert M. Work 134 write-in
 
Louis E. Kenworthy 6,115 2.35

Representative

Willard McCarthy 6,188 2.36

1910:      

Governor

Phideliah A. Rice 3,751 1.67

Lieutenant Governor

George W. Avery 5,260 2.38

Secretary of State

George L. Kimball 5,527 2.49

Auditor

Ralph U. Gavette 5,008 2.26

Treasurer

Charles S. Kirkendall 4,831 2.18

Supt. Public Instruction

Mrs. Walter G. Brandenberg 397 write-in

Railroad Commissioner

William J. Ritchie 4,940 2.25

Regent, State University

Augustus King Cutting 4,431 2.08
 
David R. Hunter 4,961 2.33

Justice, Supreme Court

Luther Cassell Kiniken 4,904 2.20

Representative

W.C. Bentley 4,689 2.12

1912:      

Senator

Mary E. Miller 5,948 2.38

Senator (short term)

Arthur B. Harris 6,318 2.54

Governor

John Henry Ketchum 5,900 2.22

Lieutenant Governor

Thomas Elwood Taylor 6,500 2.46

Auditor

Guilford W. Rider 6,227 2.36

Treasurer

Samuel Pollock 6,261 2.38

Attorney General

John Hipp 6,709 2.50

Regent, State University

Sarah H. Brandenberg 7,272 2.84
 
Frederick William Frahm 6,585 2.75

Justice, Supreme Court

Frank James Baker 6,472 2.52

Representative

Samuel S. Stutzman 5,853 2.28

1914:      

Governor

Dr. S.H. Pollock write-in  

1916:      

Attorney General

G.F. Stevens 14,616 5.51

1920:      

Senator

Charles S. Thomas 8,665 3.02

1934:      

Governor

Paul W. Hipp 1,430 0.35

Lt. Governor

John M. Messer 2,784 0.71

Secretary of State

Henry N. Seyler 2,584 0.66

Auditor

Irene Thompson 3,328 0.85

Treasurer

Robert B. Massey 2,585 0.66

Supt. Public Instruction

Nellie A. Reed 4,221 1.09

Regent

Raymond B. Manyon 4,322 1.25
Joseph E. Overholt 4,027 1.16

1936:      

Senator

L.W. Coffman write-in

Lt. Governor

J.M. Messer write-in

Auditor

Henry N. Seyler write-in

State Senate 1
    (Denver)

Lawrence W. Coffman 830 0.59
 
Joseph E. Overholt 805 0.57
 
Nellie A. Reed 838 0.60
 
P. Theodore Schonstrom 639 0.45

State House, Denver

O.L. Barnes 2,016 1.49
Howard H. Hamlin 1,127 0.83
Wilbur H. King 1,083 0.80
Karl J. Ripper 478 0.35
Harriet Seyler 1,032 0.76

1938:      

Senator

Lawrence W. Coffman write-in

Governor

Ralph W. Carr write-in

Lt. Governor

J.M. Messer write-in

Secretary of State

J.E. Overholt write-in

Auditor

P.C. Norton write-in

Treasurer

Paul Hipp write-in

Supt. Public Instruction

W.S. Hoffman write-in

Regent

A.H. Rux write-in
 
F.L. Freed write-in

Congr. Dist. 1
    (Denver)

Oliver L. Barnes 688 0.54

State Senate   1
    (Denver)

Wilbur H. King 919 0.74

State House, Denver

Howard H. Hamlin 1,507 1.29
Harold E. Johnson 1,580 1.35
John S. Lindsey 1,402 1.20
Joseph E. Overhold 1,166 1.00
Harriet Seyler 1,008 0.86

1940:      

Governor

Lawrence W. Coffman 1,462 0.27

Lt. Governor

Oliver L. Barnes 2,493 0.47

Auditor

Henry N. Seyler 1,890 0.35

Treasurer

Joseph E. Overholt 4,090 0.76

Supt. Public Instruction

Nellie A. Read 3,588 0.68

1943:      

Governor

Laurence W. Coffman 1,462 0.27

Lt. Governor

Oliver L. Barnes 2,493 0.47

Auditor

Henry N. Seyler 1,890 0.35

Treasurer

Joseph E. Overholt 4,090 0.76

Supt. Public Instruction

Nellie A. Reed 3,588 0.68

1974:      

Governor /
    Lt. Governor

Earl F. Dodge
and Fred Moon
6,419 0.77

Senator

Joseph Fred Hyskell 8,404 1.02

Secretary of State

Leland G. Walker 7,519 0.95

Treasurer

Ethel R. Cook 12,171 1.54

Regent

Golda Randall 9,529 1.26

1982:      

Governor /
    Lt. Governor

Earl F. Dodge and
Earl Higgerson
3,496 0.37

Secretary of State

Ethel R. Cook 5,538 0.59

Treasurer

Calvin G. Dodge 4,274 0.46

Board of Education

Karen J. Thiessen 17,526 2.01

Regent

Faith D. Dodge 6,912 0.78

1988:      

Regent

Earl F. Dodge 24,046 1.95

Board of Education

Elsi J. Dodge 26,431 2.13
   

1990:      

Senator

Earl F. Dodge 11,801 1.15

Governor/Lt-Gov

William D. Livingston
Earl Higgerson

7.907 0.78
 

Secretary of State

Earl F. Dodge 21,660 2.20

Treasurer

Karen J. Thiessen 18,568 1.87

Regent

Elsi J. Dodge 43,788 4.85
   

1992:

Congress 6
   (western Denver
   surburbs)

Earl Higgerson
3
(write-in)

1994:

Governor/Lt.Gov. 

Earl F. Dodge
William D. Livingston
7,584
0.68

1998:

Regent

Earl F. Dodge
9,930
0.85
   

1998:

Regent

Earl F. Dodge
9,930
0.85