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

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1877

Governor

R. Bingham 1,439 0.76

1880

Governor

S.B. Ransom 195 0.08

1883

Governor

Solomon Parsons 4,153 1.99

1886

Governor

Clinton B. Fisk 19,808 8.56

1889

Governor

George La Monte 6,853 2.55

1890

Congr. Dist. 1 (Cam)

William, H. Nicholson 2,007 5.36

Congr. Dist. 2 (Trenton-At Ci)

Leonard Brown 1,200 3.42

Congr. Dist. 3 (Monmouth Co)

Garner R. Snyder 1,123 3.02

Congr. Dist. 4 (northwest)

John F. Schenck 1,583 6.65

Congr. Dist. 5 (Bergen-Mor)

James S. Bradbrook 1,069 3.21

Congr. Dist. 6 (Essex County)

John R. Anderson 995 2.18

Congr. Dist. 7 (Hudson Co.)

Joel M. Brown 448 1.15

1892

Governor

T.J. Kennedy 7,750 2.30

Congr. 1 (Cam/Ca M)

R.T. Seagraves 1,940 3.92

Congr. 2 (Atlan City)

F. French 1,348 3.01

Congr. 3 (Mon Co)

A.W. Marshall 922 2.40

Congr. 4 (nw)

H. Johnson) 2,307 5.08

Congr. 5 (Bergen Co)

C.H. Warner 464 1.14

Congr. 6 (Newark)

S.S. Downs 412 0.97

Congr. 7 (Jersey City)

J.S. Carman 171 0.38

Congr. 8 (Eliz/Bayo)

J.B. Van Cise 502 1.76 w21
(sic)

1895

Governor

Henry W. Wilbur 6,661 2.14

1896:

 

Congr.   1

Rodrick Bingham 1,516 2.89  

Congr.   2

J. Bailey Adams 1,036 2.18  

Congr.   3

Arthur W. Marshall 511 1.22  

Congr.   4

Theodore N. Logan 1,054 2.70  

Congr.   5

Mahlon B. Reed 370 0.93  

Congr.   6

Oliver B. Hardin 328 0.68  

Congr.   7

John F. McCracken 175 0.39  

Congr.   8

Samuel Wilson 443 1.09  

1898

Governor

T.H. Landon 6,893 2.06

Congr. Dist. 1
    (Atlantic City)

George J. Haven 1,859 4.23

Congr. Dist. 2 (Trenton)

Joseph J. Currie 1,294 3.02

Congr. Dist. 3
    (Middlesex)

Orpheus B. Bird 670 1.72

Congr. Dist. 4 (northwest)

Franklin P. Lefferts 1,571 4.53

Congr. Dist. 5
    (Bergen Co.)

Charles H. Stocking 354 0.97

Congr. Dist. 6 (Newark)

Daniel B. Raub 395 0.87

Congr. Dist. 7
    (north Jersey City)

Joel W. Brown 258 0.49

Congr. Dist. 8
    (south Jersey City)

Joseph C. Davis 561 1.50

1900

Congr. 1 (Atlantic City)

George J. Haven 1928 3.60

Congr. 2 (Trenton)

Harry S. Powell 1419 2.80

Congr. 3
    (Middlesex County)

Charles F. Garrison 768 1.74

Congr. 4 (northwest)

William B. Osborn 1255 3.20

Congr. 5 (Bergen County)

Benjamin S. Dormida 430 0.95

Congr. 6 (Newark)

Richardson Gray 395 0.73

Congr. 7
    (north Jersey City)

Joel W. Brown 303 0.46

Congr. 8
    (south Jersey City)

Thomas J. Kennedy 501 1.09 w21 (sic).

1901

Governor

Joel W. Brown 5365 1.49

1904

Governor

James Parker 6,687 1.54

1907

Governor

John R. Mason 5,255 1.33

1910

Governor

Charles F. Repp 2,818 0.65

1913

Governor

James Gilbert Mason 3,427 0.91

1916

Senator

(no data) 7,178 1.64

Governor

Harry S. Baughn 5,873 1.32

1918

Senator

Grafton E. Day 5,768 1.62

Senator (short term)

Grafton E. Day 8,239 2.38

Congr. Dist.  1 (Camden)

Charles E. Lane 1,825 4.89

Congr. Dist.  2 (Cape May)

Levi B. Sharp 1,206 3.95

Congr. Dist.  3 (Atlantic City)

James G. Mason 589 1.57

Congr. Dist.  6 (northwest)

James B. DeYoe 822 2.35

Congr. Dist.  7 (Paterson)

Charles M. Berdan 399 1.71

1919

Governor

Charles E. Lane 6,039 1.36

1920

Congr. Dist.   1

Jennie S. Sharpe 3,500 4.09

Congr. Dist.   5

E.A. Smith 170 0.22

Congr. Dist.   6

Henry J. Cox 255 0.37

Congr. Dist.   7

Edgar Whritenour 225 0.43

Congr. Dist. 10

Robert Sellick 314 0.49

1924

Senator

Dr. Grafton E. Day 3,961
write-in

1925

Governor

Eugene A. Smith 1,198 0.13

1928

Senator

Will D. Martin 372 0.03

Governor

Eugene A. Smith 2,151 0.14

1930

Senator

Esther H. Elfreth 18,903 1.84
James Gilbert Mason 15,512 1.61

1931

Governor

Owen M. Brummer 8,104 0.64

Congr. Dist. 5
    (Elizabeth)

Alexis L. Clark 2,528 3.95

Assembly, Atlantic Co.

 
no data

1932

Senator

Esther H. Elfreth 2,966 0.20

Congr. Dist. 1
    (Camden)

Charles R. Engel 975 0.65

Congr. Dist. 2
    (Atlantic City)

Walter L. Yerkes 292 0.30

Congr. Dist. 8
    (Paterson)

William Richard Clark 80 0.08

1933

State Senate,
    Passaic Co.

Arthur W. Cook
no data

Assembly,
    Camden Co.

no data

Assembly, Passaic Co.

Fayette S. Breggren
no data
Ernest E. Clock
no data
Theodore M. Grenelle
no data
Walter S. Coombs
no data

Passaic County

 

Sheriff

Gregory A. Warren
no data

1934

Senator

Elwood Hollingshead 2,072 0.15

Governor

Leslie Mollineaux 1,508 0.11

Congr. Dist.   1 (Camden)

Robert Thomas Lee 846 0.63

Congr. Dist.   8 (Paterson)

Ernest E. Clock 65 0.08

(legislative)

no data

1935

State Senate, Camden
    County

no data

Assembly, Burlington
    County

J. Sharpless
no data

Assembly, Camden
    County

 
no data

Assembly, Passaic
    County

Ernest E. Clock
no data
Sara W. Hunt
no data
Emilie Campbell
no data
Walter S. Coombs
no data

Burlington County

 

Board of Governors

Simon E. Golder
no data

Sheriff

Howard McCrea
no data

Camden County

 

Clerk

no data

Registrar of Deeds

 

Sheriff

no data

Passaic County

 

Surrogate

Arthur W. Cook
no data

Freeholder

Samuel Okhama
no data
Leroy A. Warren
no data

1936

Senator

Malcolm G. Thomas 967 0.06

Congr. Dist.   8
    (Paterson)

Ernest E. Clock 30 0.03

(legislature)

no data

1937

Governor

Eugene A. Smith
2,786
0.19

Assembly, Burlington
    County

J. Sharpless Richie
no data
Elmer Bauer
no data
Samuel E. Golder
no data

1938

Senator (short-term)

Louis H. Kelley 8,201 0.53

Congr. Dist.   1
    (Camden)

Elizabeth Aceto 262 0.17

Congr. Dist.   2
    (Atlantic City)

Margaret V. Moody 91 0.08

Congr. Dist.   4
    (Trenton)

Samuel E. Golder 111 0.11

Congr. Dist.   5
    (Morris-Somerset)

Jeremiah Morse 146 0.12

Congr. Dist.   6
    (Elizabeth)

Lillian Riker 252 0.24

Congr. Dist.   8
    (Paterson)

Arthur W. Collard 85 0.08

State Senate, Camden
    County

T. Waldo McConnell 241 0.23

State Senate,
    Gloucester County

William A. Dorsey 107 0.34

State Senate, Somerset
    County

Perry C. Bascom 34 0.12

State Senate, Union
    County

Nettie Bunting 580 0.56

Assembly, Burlington
    County

Raymond Berner 111 0.32

Assembly, Camden
    County

Albert E. Sheriff 253 0.24
Benjamin F. Trego 242 0.23
Charles J. Heinrich 251 0.24

Assembly, Cumberland
    County

Joseph B.Sharp 100 0.33

Assembly,
    Gloucester County

Maud M. Young 143 0.46

Assembly, Morris
    County

Charles K. Ely 105 0.23
Alexander M. Webber 80 0.18

Assembly, Passaic
    County

Lileon Louise Claxton 128 0.12
Andrew Mouw, Jr. 125 0.12
William A. Bailey 121 0.12
Sara Vera Hunt 98 0.10

Assembly, Somerset
    County

Mildred P. Hedberg 46 0.16

Assembly, Sussex
    County

Alexander Brunk 10 0.08

Assembly, Union County

Joseph Briscoe 843 0.83

1939

State Senate, Burlington
    County

I.J. Ransom 123 0.44

State Senate, Cape May
    County

Charles L.B. Cresse 11 0.08

State Senate, Hunterdon
    County

Samuel H. Taber 87 0.62

State Senate, Middlesex
    County

Charles Arthur Klein 104 0.14

State Senate, Passaic
    County

Arthur W. Collard 176 0.19

Assembly, Burlington
    County

Margaret Scott 106 0.40

Assembly, Camden County

Jesse C. Roberts 282 0.37
 
Albert E. Sheriff 261 0.34
 
John A. Metzler 258 0.34

Assembly, Cape May
    County

Irvin Oliver 27 0.21

Assembly, Cumberland
    County

Joseph E. Sharp 90 0.36

Assembly, Essex County

John F. Wagner 5,284 3.72
James H. Butterworth 5,236 3.69
John W. Schneider 5,168 3.64
Wesley U. Morris 6,792 4.79
Clarence Bleakney 6,753 4.76
Elmo L. Bateman 6,906 4.87
Samuel R. Harrison 6,967 4.91
Clara V. Sears 6,502 4.58
Robert Sellick 6,295 4.44
John K. Austin 6,374 4.49
Mabel M. Farrington 6,287 4.43
Lawrence Sutherland 6,116 4.31

Assembly, Hudson
    County

Oscar W. Nevins 50 0.02
Robert Crenshaw 45 0.02
Edwin Downes 44 0.02
Albert Bowden 45 0.02
Harriet M. Penn 46 0.02

Assembly, Mercer
    County

Alfred T. Hunt 143 0.28
George F. Smith 127 0.25
Mary Belle D. Lincoln 87 0.17

Assembly, Middlesex
    County

Emily R.G. Klein 111 0.15
Anna H. Beekman 110 0.15
George William Graham 99 0.13

Assembly, Morris
    County

Albert Webber 162 0.52
Charles K. Ely 160 0.52

Assembly, Passaic
    County

Donald Feenstra 66 0.07
Jack C. Leechman 57 0.06
Allan G. Thomas 60 0.07
Andrew Mouw 67 0.07

Assembly, Union County

Joseph Briscoe 1,629 2.12
 
Elizabeth Herr 1,489 1.94
 
Lillian Riker 1,479 1.93
 
Margaret C. Lowe 1,453 1.89

Cumberland County

      Sheriff

Milton Russell 75 0.29

Essex County

      Freeholder

George Van Deventer 665 0.48
Joseph McGee 790 0.57
Ray Bowden 703 0.51

1940  

Senator

Edson R. Leach 645 0.03

Governor

Elmo L. Bateman 584 0.03

Assembly, Passaic Co.

Andrew Mouw 45 0.04
Cornelius Hollman 36 0.03
John Holman 37 0.03
Walter S. Coombs 39 0.03

Congr. Dist.   1
    (Camden)

Esther H. Elfreth 110 0.06

Congr. Dist.   2
    (Atlantic City)

Joseph B. Sharp 35 0.03

Congr. Dist.   3
    (northcentral)

Horace T. Brown 29 0.02

Congr. Dist.   4 (Trenton)

Wilbur Jones          29 0.02

Congr. Dist.   5
    (Morris-Somerset)

Emily R.G. Klein 864 0.61

Congr. Dist.   6
    (Elizabeth)

Margaret Cameron Lowe 40 0.03

Congr. Dist.   7
    (Bergen County)

H.E. Garrison 42 0.03

Congr. Dist.   8
    (Paterson)

Donald Feenstra 45 0.04

Congr. Dist.   9
    (Bergen County)

Stella Richardson 64 0.04

Congr. Dist. 10
    (Newark)

Orrie DeBake 18 0.02

Congr. Dist. 11
    (Newark)

Wesley U. Morris 1,978 1.79

Congr. Dist. 12
    (Newark)

John P. Wagner 166 0.13

Congr. Dist. 13
    (Jersey City)

Oscar W. Nevins 24 0.02

Congr. Dist. 14
    (Jersey City)

S.P. Barackman 10 0.01

Assembly, Passaic
    County

Andrew Mouw 45 0.04
Cornelius Hollman 36 0.03
John Holman 37 0.03
Walter S. Coombs 39 0.03

1942  

Senator 

Elmo L. Bateman
1,438
0.12  

Congress 1

Phebe Sharp Baner
583
0.48  

Congress 5

Charles K. Ely
832
0.87  

Congress 6

Margaret Cameron Lowe
1,627
1.80  

Congress 8

Savilla K. Dormida
68
0.08  

Congress 10

Albert Bowden
1,102
1.57  

Congress 11

Wesley U. Morris
248
0.40  

Congress 12

Jopn P. Wagner
119
0.16  

S. Sen. Passaic Co.

Editor Dorman
65
0.08  

Assembly, Cam. Co.

T.W. McConnell
487
0.61  

Assembly, Cam. Co.

Charles S. Gardner
479
0.60  

Assembly, Cam. Co.

George W. Ridout
497
0.62  

Assembly, Es. Co. 

John K. Austen
728
0.41  

Assembly, Es. Co. 

Clarence Bleakney
704
0.40  

Assembly, Es. Co. 

Mabel F. Freeman
743
0.42  

Assembly, Es. Co. 

Jacob Kizer
585
0.33  

Assembly, Es. Co. 

Thomas L. Lawler, Jr.
690
0.39  

Assembly, Es. Co. 

Louis K. Leach
666
0.38  

Assembly, Es. Co. 

James Epperly
629
0.36  

Assembly, Es. Co. 

Robert Sellick
646
0.37  

Assembly, Es. Co.

Clara V. Sears
667
0.38  

Assembly, Es. Co.

Walter Reeves
649
0.37  

Assembly, Es. Co. 

Lawrence Sutherland
734
0.42  

Assembly, Es. Co. 

Joseph McGee
649
0.37  

Assembly, Pas. Co.

Walter S. Coombs
118
0.14  

Assembly, Pas. Co.

Minnie Smith
101
0.12  

Assembly, Pas. Co.

John Holman
112
0.14  

Assembly, Pas. Co.

Elizabeth Koll
113
0.14  

Essex County,
    Freeholder

Mabel M. Farrington 2,620 1.54  

1943:        

Governor

John Binns
2,074
0.18  

State Senate
    (Camden Co.)

Jesse C. Roberts
113
0.14  

Assembly (Camden Co.)

Elizabeth S. Aceto
151
0.19  
 
Thomas W. McConnell
140
0.18  
 
Francis T. Hawk
156
0.20  

State Senate
    (Morris County)

Eugene A. Smith
192
0.52  

Assembly
    (Camden County)

Elizabeth S. Aceto
241
0.31  
 
C. Waldo McConnell
248
0.32  
 
George W. Ridout
267
0.34  

Assembly, Essex County

Orrie DeBake
(no data)
 
 
Mabel E. Freeman
(no data)
 
 
Albert Dodd
(no data)
 
 
James Epperley
(no data)
 
 
Mabel M. Farrington
(no data)
 
 
Thomas J. Lawler
(no data)
 
 
William H. Farrell
(no data)
 
 
Louise K. Leach
(no data)
 
 
Wallace Jones
(no data)
 
 
Jacob Kizer
(no data)
 
 
Robert Sellick
(no data)
 
 
Lawrence Sutherland
(no data)
 

Assembly,
    Monmouth County  

Horace T. Brown
302
1.23  
 
James S. Pemberton
691
2.81  

Assembly, Morris County

Sherman Plato Young
223
0.61  
 
Rosella Clark Hunt
181
0.50  

Passaic County

Elizabth Kolle
59
0.08  
 
Mary A. Higgins
54
0.08  
 
Cornelius Marks
6
0.10  
 
Walter S. Coombs
78
0.11  

Assembly, Union County

Beatrice E. Baillie
672
0.86  
 
Joseph Briscoe
669
0.86  
 
Nettie Bunting
705
0.90  
 
Fred Schafer
710
0.91  

Essex County, Freeholder

Wesley U. Morris
2,272
1.43  

1944:

Senator

George W. Ridout 9,873 0.53

Congress 1 (Camden)

Edward J. Moss, Jr. 251 0.14

Congress 5 (Middlesex)

Charles K. Ely 842 0.56

Congress 6 (Elizabeth)

Margaret Cameron Lowe 278 0.18

Congress 7
    (Bergen County)

Harold T. Van Iderstine  183 0.14

Congress 8 (Paterson)

Savilla K. Dormida  294 0.23

Congress 10 (Newark)

Albert R. Bowden 1,525 1.30

Congress 11 (Newark)

Wesley U. Morris 1,988 1.76

Congress 12 (Newark)

Ira V. Smith 2,420 1.81

State Senate, Gloucester County

Maud Marie Young 66 0.20  

State Senate,
    Camden County

Grafton E. Day 263 0.21  

State Senate,
    Essex County

Elmo E. Bateman 6,080 1.82  

State Senate,
    Union County

Lillian Riker 1,341 0.90  

Assembly, Bergen County

David Hopper 415 0.21  
 
Ethel B. Kleckner 367 0.19  
 
Cortland F. Cook 419 0.21  
 
George A. Hess 427 0.22  
 
Margaret E. Bratt 428 0.22  
 
Elizabeth Banta 529 0.27  

Assembly,
    Camden County

T. Francis Hawk 255 0.21  
Dorcas I. Naglee 252 0.21  
 
Anna S. Roberts 253 0.21  

Assembly, Essex County

Louise K. Leach 654 0.20  
 
William H. Farrell 770 0.24  
 
Walter F. Hartt 647 0.20  
 
Mabel E. Freeman 699 0.22  
 
Thomas J. Lawler, Jr. 671 0.21  
 
Mabel M. Farrington 635 0.20  
 
Arthur C. Styles 635 0.20  
 
Sadie Van Deventer 600 0.19  
 
James E. Epperly 583 0.18  
 
Jacob Kizer  571 0.18  
 
Robert Selick  580 0.18  
 
Milton A. Parker 614 0.19  

Assembly,
    Gloucester County

Bernice Crabbe Thomas 69 0.21  

Assembly, Morris County

Rosella Clark Hunt 75 0.13  
 
Emerson Hooper 70 0.12  

Assembly, Passaic County

Walter S. Coombs 64 0.05  
 
Lileon Louise Claxton 66 0.05  
 
Elizabeth Koll 52 0.04  
 
Cornelius Mass 57 0.04  

Assembly, Union County

Nettie Bunting 1,367 0.92  
 
William Schadewald 1,264 0.85  
 
Peter N. Dailey 1,340 0.90  
 
Beatrice Billie 1,292 0.87  

Essex County

 

    Sheriff

Orrie DeBake 3,418 1.09  

    Surrogate

Laurence Sutherland 3,577 1.15  

    Freeholder

Walter Reeves 3,415 1.10  
 
John P. Wagner  3,786 1.22  
 
John K. Austin 3,489 1.12  

1945:

Assemblyman

Mabel E. Freeman 1,405 1.19  
Wesley U. Morris   1,323 1.12  
   Lawrence Sutherland  1,402 1.19  
Louise K. Leach 1,169 0.99  
   Thomas J. Lawler  1,206 1.02  
   Arthur C. Styles 1,095 0.93  
   Milton A. Parker 1,231 1.04  
   Sadie Van Deventer 1,049 0.89  
   Ira V. Smith  1,173 0.99  
   Mabel M. Farrington 1,063 0.90  
   Jacob Kizer  975 0.83  
   Walter F. Hartt 961 0.81  

Essex County

    County Clerk 

William H. Farrell  1,106 0.96  

    Freeholder

Orrie DeBake  834 0.72  
Robert Sellick 880 0.76  
John P. Wagner 1,014 0.88  

Bartholomew County 

 

    Prosecuting Attorney 

Frank Youngman 332 4.29
*

Wabash County

 
    Prosecuting Attorney 
Cletus Smith 779 9.98
*

1946:

Governor 

John Binns
1,425
0.10

Senator   

George W. Ridout
1,711
0.13

Congress 5
    (Morris & Middlesex) 

Charles K. Ely 159 0.14

Congress 6 (Louise) 

Margaret Cameron Lowe 1,623 1.51

Congress 10 (Newark)  

Louiise K. Leach 1,140 1.34

Congress 11 (Newark)  

Wesley U. Morris 141 0.18

Congress 12 (Newark)  

William H. Farrell 170 0.20

State Senate,
    Morris Countynty

Eugene A. Smith    80 0.24

Assemblyman

    Morris County

Rosella Clark Hunt 98 0.24
 
Emerson Hooker 80 0.20

    Union County

Peter N. Dalley 1,870 1.74
Lillian Riker   1,796 1.67
Nettie Bunting    1,810 1.68

1948:  

Senator

George S. Ridout
4,656
0.25

Cong. Dist. 3
    (Middlesex)

James S. Pemberton
234
0.16

Cong. Dist. 5
    (north central)

Emily R.G. Klein
151
0.09

Cong. Dist. 6
    (Elizabeth)

Margaret Cameron Lowe
1,605
1.07

Cong. Dist. 10
    (Newark)

William H. Schafer
345
0.30

Cong. Dist. 11
    (Newark)

Wesley U. Morris
864
0.78

Cong. Dist. 12
    (Newark)

William H. Farrell
266
0.21

1952  

Senator

A.N. Smith 6,815 0.29  

Cong. Dist. 5
    (north central)

Clinton A. Smith 129 0.06  

Cong. Dist. 6
    (Elizabeth)         

Ithamar Quigley            1,226 0.65  

Cong. Dist. 8
    (Paterson)

Edith Claxton 213 0.14  

Cong. Dist. 10
    (Newark) 

 Lawrence Sutherland 1,324 0.96  

Cong. Dist. 11
    (Newark)

Walter F. Hartt         218 0.17  

1956  

Cong. Dist. 6
    (Elizabeth)

Ithamar Quigley 1,921 0.91