Election returns courtesy of Richard Winger. Biographical data from cited references and from other sources which appear to the Editor to be trustworthy.. Vote totals followed by an asterisk (*) are for elections in which the Prohibition candidate faced only one major-party opponent.

Office Candidate Name Vote Total

% Vote


1870:

 

Governor

L.D. Barrows 1,167 1.70  

Railroad Commissioner

---- Pierce 1,078 1.61  

1872:

 

Governor

John Blackmer 478 0.63  

Railroad Commissioner

Asa S. Kendall  486 0.64  

1873:

 

Governor

John Blackmer 1,078 1.61  

Railroad Commissioner

Asa S. Kendall 1,015 1.50  

1874:

 

Governor

John S. Blackmer 2,100 2.92  

(Neither major party candidate received a majority, because of this, and the legislature chose the governor.)   

Railroad Commissioner

David  Heald 2,107 2.94  

1875:

 

Governor

Nathaniel White 773 0.98  

(Neither major party candidate received a majority, because of this, and the legislature chose the governor.)   


1878:

 

Governor

A.S. Kendall 91 0.11  

Railroad Comm.

David Heald 82 0.11  
 
J.M. Fletcher 85 0.11  

                               

Ira J. Swetter 84 0.11  

(spring election)

 

Governor

A.S. Kendall 225 0.29  

Railroad Comm.

Warren G. Brown 236 0.30  

1880:

 
Governor
George D. Dodge 341 0.40  
William Ham 259 0.30  
John C. Goodenough  260 0.31  
Roswell H. Hanson 253 0.30  

1882:

 

Governor

J.M. Fletcher 370 0.49  

Railroad Commissioner

William A. Springer 338 0.44  
George G. Dodge 345 0.45  
William H. Tasker 273 0.35  

1884:

 

Governor

Larkin D. Mason 1,803 2.14  

1886:

 

Governor

Joseph Wentworth 2,137 2.76  

1888:

 

Governor

Edgar L. Carr 1,567 1.73  

1890:

 

Governor

Josiah M. Fletcher 1,363 1.59  

Congr. Dist. 1 (east)

Frank K. Chase 565 1.23  

Congr. Dist. 2 (outer)

Charles H. Thorndike 644 1.49  

1892:

 

Governor

Edgar L. Carr 1,563 1.80  

Congr. 1 (eastern)

George G. Dodge 601 1.42  

Congr. 2 (outer)

Charles E. Drury 793 1.83  

1894:

 

Governor

Daniel C. Knowles 1,750 2.11  

1896:

 

Governor

John C. Berry 1,057 1.34  

Congr. 1

Henry E. Brawn 614 1.51  

Congr. 2

Allen W. Wark 544 1.31  

(National Party faction)

 

Governor

George W. Barnard 229 0.29  

1898:

 

Governor

Augustus G. Stevens 1,333 1.62  

Congr. Dist. 1 (eastern)

Isaac B. Vail 550 1.34  

Congr. Dist. 2 (outer)

John C. Berry 580 1.44  

1900:

 

Governor

Josiah M. Fletcher 1182 1.30  

Congr. 1 (eastern)

Charles T. Wiggan 575 1.29  

Congr. 2 (outer)

Henry O. Jackson 537 1.18  

1902:

 

Governor 

John C. Berry 1,621 2.05  

Congr. Dist. 1
   (eastern)

Edgar L. Carr 577 1.49  

Congr. Dist. 2
   (western)

Charles H. Thorndike 610 1.60  

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1904:

 

Governor

David Heald 857 0.97  

Congr. Dist. 1
   (eastern)

Harry J. Rhodes 403 0.94  

Congr. Dist. 2
   (western)

Luke F. Richardson 366 0.83  

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1906:

 

Governor

Edmund B. Tetley 2,212 2.72  

Congr. Dist. 1
   (eastern)

Alva J. Morrill 566 1.44  

Congr. Dist. 2
   (western)

Samuel T. Noyes 518 1.30  

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1908:

 

Governor

Edmund B. Tetley 897 1.01  

Congr. Dist. 1
   (eastern)

Alva H. Morrill 435 0.99  

Congr. Dist. 2
   (western)

Samuel T. Noyes 333 0.76  

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1910:

 

Governor

John C. Berry 410 0.49  

Congr. Dist. 2
   (western)

Roger E. Thompson 188 0.48  

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 1 of 2 seats.


1912:

 

Governor

Alva H. Morrill 496 0.60  

Congr. Dist. 1
   (eastern)

Jason H. Bliss 207 0.50  

Congr. Dist. 2
   (western)

John C. Berry 174 0.43  

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1914:

 

Governor

Alva H. Morrill write-in  

1916:

 

Governor

Ralph E. Meras 288 0.33  

Congr. Dist. 1
   (eastern)

Elijah Neivell 144 0.34  

Congr. Dist. 2
   (western)

Arthur B. Simonds 125 0.29  

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1942:

 

Governor

Ralph E. Meras write-in, no tally  

1958:

 

Congr. Dist. 1
   (southeast)

Harold Sperr 546 0.51  

Congr. Dist. 2

Harvey M. Bailey 325 0.36  

1982:  

State Rep., Coos 7

Cleon Winningham 56 4.48 *
 
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