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


1876

Representative

Charles Moore 236 0.98

1886

Governor

James F. Hofficker 7,835 35.75

Congressman-at-Large

Richard M. Cooper 8,392 37.75 *

1888

Congressman-at-Large

Charles E. Register 387 1.30

1890

Governor

William T. Kellum 238 0.67

Representative

Daniel M. Green 257 0.73

1892

Governor

Lewis M. Price 548 1.47

1894

Governor

Thomas J. Perry 589 1.51

Representative

W.W. Bullock 587 1.51

1896

Governor

Daniel Green 583 1.54

Representative

William Faries 462 1.32

1898

Congressman-at-Large

Lewis W. Brosius 454 1.37

Treasurer

John Hutton 468 1.39  

Auditor

George F. Jones 467 1.38  

1900

Governor

R.M. Cooper 546 1.37

Treasurer

William Ridgeway 542 1.29

Insurance Commissioner

Charles H. Mason 547 1.31

Auditor

Daniel B. Maloney 546 1.30

Congressman-at-Large
  (full term)

Lewis W. Brosius 548 1.30

Congressman-at-Large
  (short term)

Lewis M. Price 394 0.94

1902

Treasurer

John W.W. Kelly 575 1.51

Auditor

Hiram B. Hitch 576 1.52  

Congressman-at-Large

George W. Todd 569 1.49  

1904

Governor

John R. Price 588 1.34

Lieutenant Governor

Thomas Perry 607 1.39  

Treasurer

Daniel Green 601 1.37  

Auditor

George A. Rhodes 626 1.43  

Insurance Commissioner

Minor C. Smith 658 1.51  

Congressman-at-Large

William Faries 615 1.40  

1906

Treasurer

George A. Rhoads 756 1.98

Auditor

Edward R. Messick 752 1.96  

Congressman-at-Large

Alfred Smith 767 2.00  

1908

Representative

William E. Hawkins 930 1.94

1910

Treasurer

Hiram B. Hitch 701 1.59

Representative

Lewis W. Brosius 775 1.76  

1912

Governor

John Heyd 623 1.29

Attorney General

William E. Hawkins 597 1.23  

Treasurer

Benjamin K. Smedley 624 1.30  

Auditor

Jefferson Cooper 632 1.30  

Insurance Commissioner

Minor C. Smith 626 1.29  

Representative

John H.H. Kelly 597 1.23  

1916

Treasurer

John R. Price 614 1.20

Insurance Commiss.

William W. Warren 616 1.21  

Auditor

Clifford B. Kitchen 631 1.23  

1920

Auditor

Benjamin K. Smedley
1,501
1.60

1932

Congressman-at-Large

Francis Burgette Short
10,560
9.40

1934  

State House   3
   (Wilmington)

Emma May Faulkner
no data

State House   4
   (Wilmington)

Robert H. Hughes
no data

State House   5
   (Wilmington)

Thomas W. Jakes
no data

State House   7
   (Newport)

George L. Biddle
no data

State House 12
   (St. George)

Charles A. Kirk
no data

State House 14
   (Townsend)

Charles K. Lippincott
no data

New Castle County

   Sheriff

Daniel U. Johnson
no data

   Register of Wills

Alfred Dahling
no data

1938

Congressman-at-Large

Ralph L. Brown
105
0.10

Treasurer

L. Taylor Cunningham
365
0.34

Auditor

Merrit Kirk
352
0.32

Insurance Commissioner

Harold H. Vignuelle
549
0.51

State Senate   1
   (Wilmington)

Daniel Stevens
no data

State Senate   3
  (outer New Castle)

Charles B. Weldin
no data

State House   1
  (Wilmington)

Edith Mae Sperkman
no data

State House   2
   (Wilmington)

Rachel Deckerson
no data

State House   3
   (Wilmington)

Emma May Faulkner
no data

State House   4
  (Wilmington)

Robert H. Hughes
no data

State House   5
  (Wilmington)

Thomas W. Jakes
no data

State House   7
   (Newport)

George L. Biddle
no data

State House 12
  (St. George)

Charles A. Kirk
no data

State House 14
   (Townsend)

Charles K. Lippincott
no data

New Castle County

  Sheriff

Daniel U. Johnson
no data

  Register of Wills

Alfred Dahling
no data

1942

Senator

Thomas J. Sard
776
0.91  

Representative

Charles A. Kirk
559
0.66  

Insurance
  Commissioner

Harold H. Vigneulle
696
0.83  

1944:

Rep 

Harold H. Vignuelle  413 0.33

Governor

Thomas Webber Jakes 370 0.29

Lt. Governor

J. Olan Jones 339 0.27

Treasurer

George L. Biddle 364 0.29

1948:

Senator 

Thomas J. Sard
467
0.33

Representative

Edward C. Graham
399
0.28

1972

Senator

Herbert B. Wood 175 0.08

Congressman-at-Large

Rachel Dickerson 264 0.12

Governor

Harry H. Conner 397 0.17

Lt. Governor

Earl F. Dawson 313 0.15

Auditor

Herman Wollaston 340 0.16

Treasurer

Dorothy Hilyard 449 0.21

1974

Congressman-at-Large

George C. Brown 370 0.23

Attorney General

Harry E. Connor 617 0.40

Insurance Commissioner

Meredith Starrett, Jr. 430 0.28

Treasurer

Dorothy Hilyard 449 0.29

Auditor

Evelyn Cox 634 0.42

1976

Senator

John A. Massimilla 216 0.10

Congressman-at-Large

Raymond R. Green 345 0.16

Governor

Harry H. Conner 297 0.13

Lt. Governor

Robert Appling 295 0.13

Auditor

William F. Farquhar 382 0.18

Treasurer

Dorothy Hilyard 445 0.21

1978

Senator

Robert Appling
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Congressman-at-Large

Dorothy Hilyard
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Insurance Commissioner

Raymond Green
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