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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


1875

Representative-at-Large

J.W. Demmick 345 1.75

1886

Governor

J.E. Houston 2,727 4.97

Secretary of State

Augustus C. Kinney 2,775 5.05

Treasurer

John Long 2,725 4.98

Supt. Public Instruction

William D. Lyman 2,666 4.88

State :Printer

J.R. Shepard 2,700 4.96

Congressman-at-Large

G.M. Miller 2,753 5.01

1890

Secretary of State

N. Pierce 2,856 3.90

Treasurer

E.F. Walker 2,979 4.05

Supt. Public Instr.

T.C. Jory 3,004 4.09

Representative

James A. bruce 2,856 3.90

1892

Justice, Supr. Court

Benjamin P. Welch 2,768 3.68

Congr. Dist. 1

Winfield T. Rigdon 1,285 3.15

Congr. Dist. 2

Cornelius J. Bright 1,178 3.38

1894

Governor

James H. Kennedy 1,982 2.28

Secretary of State

F. McKerber 2,108 2.41

Treasurer

Isaac N. Richardson 2,555 2.97

Attorney General

Cornelius J. Bright 2,289 2.65

Supt. Public Instr.

Helen D. Harford 2,776 3.22

Printer

James H. McKibben 2,138 2.48

Justice Supr. Court

T.P. Hackleman 2,312 2.67

1896

Congr. Dist. 1

N.C. Christensen 1,356 2.83

Congr. Dist. 2

T.M. Kircher 775 1.87

1898

Governor

H.M. Clinton 2,219 2.61

Secretary of State

H.C. Davis 2,341 2.79

Treasurer

Moses Votaw 1,865 2.23

Supt. Public Instruction

B.E. Emerick 2,556 3.09

State Printer

T.S. McDaniel 2,633 3.22

Judge, Supreme Court

T.P. Hackleman 2,677 3.29

Attorney General

Cornelius J. Bright 3,071 3.80

Congr. Dist. 1 (south)

J.L. Pedersen 1,113 2.55

Congr. Dist. 2
   (Portland & east)

G.W. Ingalls 1,120 2.85

1900

Congr. Dist. 1 (south)

W.P. Elmore 1,776 4.14

Congr. Dist. 2
   (Portland & east)

Leslie Butler 1,899 4.74

1902

Governor

A.J. Hunsacker 4,383 3.84

Secretary of State

N.A. Davis 4,935 5.56

Treasurer

T.S. McDaniel 5,269 6.00

Attorney General

T.H. Goyne 5,104 6.16

Supt. Public Instr.

R.W. Kelsey 4,876 5.82

Justice Supreme Ct.

Cornelius J. Bright 5,113 5.83

Printer

W.W. brooks 5,102 6.08

Congr. Dist. 1 (west)

Hiram Gould 2,185 4.90

Congr. Dist. 2
   (Portland and east)

F.R. Spaulding 1,957 4.48

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1904

Congr. Dist. 1 (west)

Hiram Gould 2,867 6.13

Congr. Dist. 2
   (Portland and east)

H.W. Stone 3,585 7.50

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1906

Governor

Isaiah H. Amos 2,737 2.83

Senator

B. Lee Paget 4,410 4.80

(short term)

Hiram Gould 8,224 9.99 *

Secretary of State

T.S. McDaniel 4,984 5.30

Treasurer

Leslie Butler 4,859 5.18

Justice, Supreme Ct.

Cornelius J. Bright 4,684 5.02

Attorney General

F.B. Rutherford 4,459 4.83

Supt. Public Instr.

Henry Sheak 7,207 8.60 *

Printer

Alvan S. Hawk 4,203 4.56

Congr. Dist. 1 (west)

Edward F. Green 1,801 3.83

Congr. Dist. 2
   (Portland and east)

H.W. Stone 2,408 5.19

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1908

Congr. Dist. 1 (west)

Daniel Staver 3,189 5.88

Congr. Dist. 2
   (Portland and east)

D.C. Shaffer 2,685 4.80

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1910

Governor

A.E. Eaton 6,027 5.12

Secretary of State

N.A. Davis 8,160 7.12

Treasurer

Leslie Butler 15,164 13.97 *

Supt. Public Instruction

Robert R. Steel 9,152 8.34  

Justice, Supreme Court

Cornelius J. Bright 13,903 14.30 *

Congr. Dist. 1 (west)

W.P. Elmore 4,585 8.48  

Congr. Dist. 2
   (Portland and east)

George B. Pratt 3,464 5.85  

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 2 seats.


1912
Governor
John Goodloe Jackson (no data) (no data)

Senator

B. Lee Paget 6,848 5.12

Secretary of State

O.V. White 6,050 4.62

Dairy Commissioner

J.A. Dunbar 10,630 8.69  

Justice, Supreme Court

Cornelius J. Bright 9,689 7.66

Congr. Dist. 1 (western)

O.A. Stillman 4,335 6.93

Congr. Dist. 2 (eastern)

George L. Cleaver 1,800 6.36

Congr. Dist. 3 (Portland)

LeGrand M. Baldwin 1,419 3.62

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 3 of 3 seats.


1914

Senator

H.S. Stine 10,493 4.22

Governor

W.S. Ulren 8,649 3.52

Treasurer

B. Lee Paget 75,051 33.25 *

Justice, Supreme Ct.

Cornelius J. Bright 40,953 20.12

Congr. Dist. 1 (western)

Curtis P. Coe 16,465 14.89

Congr. Dist. 2 (western)

George L. Cleaver 15,685 30.83

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 2 of 3 seats.


1916

Dairy Commissioner

A.G. Rempel 23,443 11.32 *

Justice, Supreme Ct.

Cornelius J. Bright 37,156 18.30 *
       

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