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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
Governor
C.E. Hammond 460 0.27
Lieutenant Governor
(no data) 407 0.24
Secretary of State
(no data) 406 0.24
Treasurer
(no data) 407 0.24
Attorney General
(no data) 397 0.23
Supt. Public Instruction
(no data) 427 0.25

1879

Governor

William L. Bloomfield 387 0.20

Lieutenant Governor

J.H. Carlisle 383 0.20

Secretary of State

O.H. Crawl 390 0.21

Treasurer

W.T. Miller 414 0.22

Attorney General

James Freeman 392 0.21

Supt. Public Instr.

D.W. Gilfillan 364 0.19

1881
Governor
Theodore D. Kanouse 13,225 7.70
Lieutenant Governor
Harvey S. Clapp 12,247 7.14
Secretary of State
Edmund Bartlett 11,643 6.79
Treasurer
John J. Sutton 11,845 6.90
Attorney General
E.G. Comstock 11,787 6.86
Railroad Commis.
John Nader 11,870 6.91
Insurance Commis.
Thomas Bracken 11,580 6.74

1882      

Congress

Samuel D. Hastings (no data)  

1884
Governor
Samuel D. Hastings 8,545 2.67
Lieutenant Governor
A.A. Kelly 8,406 2.63
Secretary of State
E.G. Durant 8,313 2.67
Treasurer
C.M. Blackman 8,339 2.61
Attorney General
F.M. Angel 8,313 2.60
Supt. Public Instruction
Isaac Stewart 4,322 1.17
Railroad Commissioner
Henry Sanford 7,962 2.50
Insurance Commissioner
Nelson LaDue 6,538 2.05

1886
Governor
John M. Olin 17,089 5.96
Lieutenant Governor
Charles Alexander 17,188 5.99
Secretary of State
C.M. Blackman 17,118 5.98
Treasurer
Andrew C. Merryman 16,926 5.92
Attorney General
Eugene W. Chafin 17,247 6.02
Supt. Public Instruction
James Joshua Blaisdell 17,124 6.02
Railroad Commissioner
Ole A. Ritan 17,124 5.99
Insurance Commissioner
B.F. Parker 17,282 6.04

1888
Governor
E.G. Durant 14,373 4.05
Lt. Governor
Chris Carlson 14,533 4.10
Secretary of State
Nelson LaDue 14,537 4.10
Treasurer
L.W. Hoyt 14,545 4.10
Attorney General
Charles E. Pike 14,582 4.10
Supt. Public Instruction
J.H. Gould 14,489 4.08
Railway Commissioner
C.W. Drake 14,573 4.10
Insurance Commissioner
S.M. Bixby 14,311 4.09

1890
Governor
Charles Alexander 11,246 3.64
Lieutenant Governor
William R. Nethercutt 13,361 4.38
Secretary of State
George McKerrow 11,635 3.83
Treasurer
Robert Fargo 12,779 4.18
Attorney General
Byron E. Van Keuren 11,282 3.70
Supt. Public Instr.
Henry Lummis 11,864 3.89
Railroad Commiss.
John Q. Black 12,713 4.20
Insurance Commiss.
Andrew Peterson 13,096 4.34
Congr. Dist. 1 (R-Ke)
Stephen Faville 1,316 4.38
Congr. Dist. 2
    (Madison)
Rueben J. Meyers (no data)  
Congr. Dist. 3
    (Waukesha)
Marion Ames 1,567 4.69
Congr. Dist. 4
    (Milwaukee)
Charles E. Reed 133 0.30
Congr. Dist. 5
    (Green Bay)
George McKenney 552 2.09
Congr. Dist. 6
    (Waupaca)
George W. Gates 1,156 3.84
Congr. Dist. 7
    (La Crosse)
Sylvanus Holmes 1,499 4.95
Congr. Dist. 8 (Superior)
W.C. Jones 2,911 7.95
Congr. Dist. 9 (Wausau)
J.H. Vrooman 1,299 2.89

1892
Governor
Thomas C. Richmond 13,185 3.52
Lieutenant Governor
Gilbert Shepard 13,122 3.55
Secretary of State
E. Fred Russel 13,172 3.56
Treasurer
John C. Martin 13,185 3.56
Attorney General
Frances A. Watkins 13,196 3.57
Supt. Publ. Instr.
L. Wesley Underwood 13,258 3.59
Railroad Comm.
John E. Clayton 13,233 3.59
Insurance Comm.
Ole A. Ritas 13,232 3.59
Congr. 1
J .C. Murdock 2,021 5.22
Congr. 2
George S. Martin 1,777 4.67
Congr. 3
Josiah Thomas 1,830 4.73
Congr. 4
E.L. Eaton 829 2.12
Congr. 5
Marcelus Audier 786 2.27
Congr. 6
Charles H. Forward 593 1.50
Congr. 7
Ole Oleson 1,635 5.17
Congr. 8
John P. Zinne 1,040 3.02

1894
Governor
J. F. Cleghorn 11,240 3.00
Lieutenant Governor
Ole B. Olson 11,455 3.08
Secretary of State
Thomas J. Van Maber 10,969 2.96
Treasurer
William Johnston 11,161 3.01
Attorney General
Charles W. Lomas 11,214 3.03
Supt. Public Instr.
Ephraim Eaton 11,229 3.03
Railroad Comm.
John W. Evans 11,239 3.03
Insurance Comm.
Thomas Edwards 11,241 3.05

1896
Governor
J.H. Berkey 8,140 1.83
Lieutenant Governor
Ephraim Llewellyn Eaton 8,840 1.99
Secretary of State
Eugene B. Knowlton 8,055 1.82
Treasurer
Lorenzo Crandall 8,100 1.83
Attorney General
Albert E. Dixon 1,359 0.31
Supt. Publ. Instr.
William L. Morrison 8,064 1.82
Railroad Comm.
Ole A. Christensen 8,121 1.83
Insurance Comm.
James E. Broadwell 8,135 1.84
Congr. 1
George W. White 1,084 2.46
Congr. 2
Jesse Myers 1,025 2.41
Congr. 4
Kubt May 433 0.91
Congr. 6
James E. Thompson 626 1.35
Congr. 7
James H. Moseley 791 2.16
Congr. 8
John W. Evans 580 1.24

(National Party faction)

Lt. Governor

George C. Jones 6,755 1.53

1898
Governor
Eugene W. Chafin 8,078 2.46
Lieutenant Governor
Willis W. Cooper 7,846 2.40
Secretary of State
Charles F. Cronk 7,664 2.37
Treasurer
William Larson 7,803 2.40
Attorney General
Wesley Mott 7,573 2.33
Supt. Public Instruction
Augustin L. Whitcomb 7,548 2.32
Railroad Commissioner
George Clithero 7,589 2.35
Insurance Commissioner
Edward Berg 7,777 2.42
Congr. Dist.  1 (Racine)
John Carlisle Huffman 995 3.08  
Congr. Dist.  2
    (Madison)
J. Burritt Smith 856 2.55  
Congr. Dist.  3 (sw)
Richard B. Griggs 1,025 3.18  
Congr. Dist.  5
    (Milwaukee)
William R. Nethercut 228 0.69  
Congr. Dist.  6
    (Oshkosh)
William H. Clark 738 1.97  
Congr. Dist.  7
    (Eau Claire)
Luther W. Wood 689 2.76  
Congr. Dist.  8
    (Appl./GB)
John W. Evans 629 2.02  
Congr. Dist.  9 (Wausau)
Edwin Kerwill 663 1.85  
Congr. Dist.10
    (Superior)
William B. Hopkins 969 3.48  

1900  
Governor
J. Burritt Smith 9707 2.20
Lieutenant Governor
Thorvild K. Thorvillson 9892 2.24
Secretary of State
Edwin Kerswell 9887 2.24
Treasurer
Herbert James Noyes 9918 2.25
Attorney General
Eugene W. Chafin 10,168 2.36
Supt. Public Instruction
Henry C. Senn 9904 2.25
Railroad Commissioner
Verner M. Weeks 9927 2.25
Insurance Commissioner
Franklin R. Derrick 9905 2.25
Congr.   1 (Racine)
John R. Beveridge 1279 2.90
Congr.   2 (Madison)
Lemuel T. Davis 1010 2.40
Congr.   3 (southwest)
William A. breeden 1265 3.02
Congr.   4 (Milwaukee)
Eden W. Drake 496 1.00
Congr.   5 (Waukesha)
W.D. Cox 610 1.38
Congr.   6 (Oshkosh)
Wesley Mott 869 1.84
Congr.   7 (Eau Claire)
Charles L. Allen 868 2.49
Congr.   9 (Wausau)
John Scott 1188 2.31
Congr. 10 (Superior)
Henry A. Russell 1347 3.18

1902  
Governor
E.W. Drake 9,647 2.64
Lieutenant Governor
Wesley Mott 9,471 2.65
Secretary of State 
J.C. Martin 9,648 2.70
Treasurer
H.A. Russell 9,725 2.73
Attorney General
C.L. Allen 9,617 2.71
Supt. Public Instr.
J.V. Collins 12,936 3.42
Railway Commissioner
J.W. Evans 9,428 2.66
Insurance Commissioner
H.H. Moe 9,456 2.68

Congr. Dist. 1 (Janesville)

Thomas W. North 1,111 3.30

Congr. Dist. 2 (Madison)

Charles F. Cronk 1,182 3.56

Congr. Dist. 3 (LaCrosse)

Edward Owens 1,356 4.25

Congr. Dist. 4
    (south Milwaukee)

Lyle B. Walker 375 1.10

Congr. Dist. 5
    (north Milwaukee)

W.D. Cox 458 1.40

Congr. Dist. 6 (Sheboygan)

George C. Hill 532 1.54

Congr. Dist. 7 (Eau Claire)

Frank B. Sobenthal 925 3.19

Congr. Dist. 8 (Oshkosh)

Joseph Mathews 811 2.40

Congr. Dist. 9 (Green Bay)

Thomas W. Lomas 518 1.85

Congr. Dist. 10 (Wausau)

William D. Badger 659 1.87

Congr. Dist. 11 (Superior)

Moses Y. Cliff 1,077 3.76

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 11 of 11 seats.


1904  
Governor
W.H. Clark 8,764 1.95
Lieutenant Governor
J.H. Nicholson 9,152 2.05
Secretary of State
C.L. Hill 9,514 2.14
Treasurer
John A. Berg 10,061 2.26
Attorney General
W.M. Mott 9,680 2.31
Railroad Commissioner
David Wood 9,581 2.14
Insurance Commissioner
Myron D. Reed 9,458 2.12

Congr. Dist. 1 (Janesville)

H.H. Tubbs 1,235 2.93

Congr. Dist. 2 (Madison)

W.J. McKay 958 2.43

Congr. Dist. 3 (LaCrosse)

H.J. Noyes 1,357 3.47

Congr. Dist. 4
    (south Milwaukee)

Thomas Gardner 585 1.46

Congr. Dist. 5
    (north Milwaukee)

Moritz A. Schmoyer 556 1.45

Congr. Dist. 6 (Sheboygan)

William J. Perry 368 0.95

Congr. Dist. 7 (Eau Claire)

George A. Markham 963 2.52

Congr. Dist. 8 (Oshkosh)

Charles A. Smart 777 1.94

Congr. Dist. 9 (Green Bay)

C.W. Lomas 450 1.32

Congr. Dist. 10 (Wausau)

D.W. Emerson 619 1.38

Congr. Dist. 11 (Superior)

J.S. White 1,087 2.60

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 11 of 11 seats.


1906  
Governor
E.L. Eaton 8,215 2.57
Lieutenant Governor
A.F. Fehlandt 8,724 2.79
Secretary of State
John E. Clayton 8,174 2.62
Treasurer
D.W. Emerson 8,227 2.64
Attorney General
Byron E. Van Keuren 7,991 2.56
Insurance Commissioner
Lincoln Abraham 8,151 2.63

Congr. Dist. 2 (Madison)

William E. Dibble 724 2.52

Congr. Dist. 3 (LaCrosse)

Herbert J. Noyes 934 3.18

Congr. Dist. 5
    (north Milwaukee)

Charles F. Everett 506 2.40

Congr. Dist. 8 (Oshkosh)

Charles H. Forward 700 2.46

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 4 of 11 seats.


1908  

Governor

W.D. Cox 11,760 2.62

Lieutenant Governor

Charles H. Forward 11,146 2.52

Secretary of State

Linus H. Park 10,869 2.60

Treasurer

Woldemar Ager 10,809 2.45

Attorney General

J. Burritt Smith 10,817 23.46

Insurance Commssioner

David W. Emerson 10,882 2.46

Congr. Dist. 1 (Janesville)

J.H. Berkey

1,576

3.57

Congr. Dist. 3 (LaCrosse)

John Hardcastle

918

2.39

Congr. Dist. 8 (Oshkosh)

Byron E. Van Keuren

851

2.11

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 3 of 11 seats.


1910  

Governor

Byron E. Van Keuren 7,456 2.34

Lieutenant Governor

Charles L. Hill 7,270 2.32

Secretary of State

William C. Dean 6,930 2.20

Treasurer

George W. Wilson 6,940 2.20

Congr. Dist. 1 (Janesville)

Hans H. Moe 820 3.11

Congr. Dist. 2 (Madison)

J. Burritt Smith 234 0.86

Congr. Dist. 3 (LaCrosse)

Charles H. Berryman 821 3.44

Congr. Dist. 4
    (south Milwaukee)

James H. Skinner 74 0.23

Congr. Dist. 5
    (north Milwaukee)

M.A. Schmoyer 108 0.31

Congr. Dist. 6 (Sheboygan)

George C. Hill 148 0.48

Congr. Dist. 7 (Eau Claire)

A.A. Merrill 455 1.87

Congr. Dist. 8 (Oshkosh)

Charles H. Velte 261 0.90

Congr. Dist. 9 (Green Bay)

Alexander McEathron 555 2.09

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 9 of 11 seats.


1912  

Governor

Charles L. Hill 9,426 2.39

Lieutenant Governor

Joseph V. Collins 8,784 2.30

Secretary of State

Herbert J. Noyes 8,503 2.25

Treasurer

Thomas Edwards 8,696 2.29

Attorney General

Herbert S. Siggelko 8,655 2.30

Congr. Dist. 1 (Racine)

Marcus S. Kellogg 1,333 3.75

Congr. Dist. 2 (Sheboygan)

William E. Mack 538 1.44

Congr. Dist. 3 (LaCrosse)

Charles H. Berryman 1,219 2.88

Congr. Dist. 4
    (south Milwaukee)

William H. Nethercutt 541 1.63

Congr. Dist. 5
    (north Milwaukee)

Augustus C. Forster 406 1.05

Congr. Dist. 6 (Oshkosh)

Frank L. Smith 505 1.47

Congr. Dist. 7
    (Black River Falls)

B .S. Hawley 901 2.74

Congr. Dist. 8 (Wausau)

Adolph R. Bucknan 687 2.19

Congr. Dist. 9 (Green Bay)

Jason L. Sizer 631 1.82

Congr. Dist. 10
    (Eau Claire)

Beverly White 868 2.84

Congr. Dist. 11 (Superior)

David W. Emerson 722 2.46

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 11 of 11 seats.


1914  

Senator

Charles L. Hill 9,276 2.82

Governor

David W. Emerson 6,279 1.93

Lt. Governor

F.R. Derrick 7,351 2.39

Secretary of State

M.A. Schmoyer 6,811 2.22

Treasurer

Oliver Needham 6,953 2.26

Attorney General

Mayhew Mott 6,942 2.29

Congr. Dist.  1 (Racine)

Truman T. Parker 902 3.17

Congr. Dist.  2
    (Sheboygan)

William Eugene Mack 386 1.20

Congr. Dist.  3
    (LaCrosse)

Herbert F. Noyes 1,225 3.83

Congr. Dist.  4
    (south Milwaukee)

C.H. Mott 233 0.86

Congr. Dist.  5
    (north Milwaukee)

William R. Nethercut 199 0.59

Congr. Dist.  6
    (Oshkosh)

Verner Moore Weeks 392 1.28

Congr. Dist.  7
    (Black River Falls)

Martin Larsen 677 2.84

Congr. Dist.  8
    (Wausau)

Adolph R. Buckman 442 1.77

Congr. Dist. 10
    (Eau Claire)

John Waldal 718 3.27

Congr. Dist. 11
    (Superior)

Edward Kerswill 73 0.30

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 10 of 11 seats.


1916  

Senator

Charles L. Hill 8,528 2.01

Governor

George B. McKerrow 9,038 2.09

Lieutenant Governor

Charles H. Mott 8,279 1.99

Secretary of State

Will E. Mack 7,742 1.88

Treasurer

John A. Berg 8,189 1.99

Attorney General

Byron E. Van Keuren 7,513 1.83

Congr. Dist. 1 (Racine)

William J. Hensche 1,491 3.69

Congr. Dist. 3 (Madison)

David L. Dobson 969 2.24

Congr. Dist. 4
    (south Milwaukee)

Winfred D. Cox 337 0.97

Congr. Dist. 5
    (north Milwaukee)

Wallace R. Drought 209 0.48

Congr. Dist. 6 (Oshkosh)

Clarence O. Tinkham 498 1.28

Congr. Dist. 7
    (Black River Falls)

C.L. Clifford 986 2.78

Congr. Dist. 10
    (Eau Claire)

John Waldal 808 2.41

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 7 of 11 seats.


1918

Governor

W.C. Dean 5,296 1.60

Lieutenant Governor

(no data) 5,084 1.59

Secretary of State

(no data) 4,510 1.42

Treasurer

(no data) 4,915 1.55

Attorney General

(no data) 4,262 1.34

Congr. Dist.  6 (Oshkosh)

Byron E. Van Keuren 318 1.04

Congr. Dist.  7 (Eau Claire)

Oliver Needham 501 2.20

1920
Senator
Clyde D. Meads 5,107 0.75
Governor
Henry H. Tubbs 6,047 0.87
Secretary of State
Warren J. Robinson 10,269 1.60
Treasurer
Mathew Mott 8,222 1.29
Attorney General
? 7,983 1.40

1922
Senator
Adolph R. Buckman 11,254 2.39
Governor
M.L. Welles 21,438 4.45
Lt. Governor
Ella Tenney Sanford 20,121 4.39
Secretary of State
Maria I.A. Nelson 19,000 4.17
Treasurer
Clyde D. Mead 18,598 4.12
Attorney General
Charles L. Allen 17,864 4.32

1924
Governor
Adolph R. Buckham 11,516 1.45
Lt. Governor
Maria I.A. Nelson 11,170 1.50
Secretary of State
Oliver Needham 7,962 1.06
Treasurer
Ada B. Crandall 12,999 1.79
Attorney General
Mathew Mott 9,134 1.28
Congressional District 7
Gay Harrison 1,528 2.60

1926
Senator
Ella Tenney Sanford 9,885 1.72
Governor
David W. Emerson 7,333 1.33
Lt. Governor
Henry H. Tubbs 9,448 1.89
Secretary of State
Clara G. Miller 14,525 2.93
Treasurer
Warren J. Robinson 12,495 2.45
Attorney General
Burton S. Hawley 9,885 2.62 *
Congressional District 7
Henry N. Stephenson 1,613 4.28
Congressional District 10
Otto D. Kahl 1,108 2.64 *
Congressional District 11
Harriet Smith Olson 1,368 3.08

1928
Senator
David W. Emerson 21,359 2.88 *
Governor
Adolph R. Bucknam 6,477 0.65
Lt. Governor
Oliver Needham 6,621 0.73
Secretary of State
W.C. Pickering 6,517 0.72
Treasurer
Henry H. Tubbs 7,533 0.84
Attorney General
Burton S. Hawley 7,244 0.83
Congressional District   3
Thomas Dobson 1,005 1.19
Congressional District   7
Arthur H. Shanley 400 0.58
Congressional District   8
E. W. Shatto 488 0.75
Congressional District   9
Maria I.A. Nelson 967 1.12
Congressional District 11
Edwin Kerswill 1,492 2.13

1930
Governor
Alfred B. Taynton 14,818 2.44
Lt. Governor
Otto D. Kahl 13,404 2.38
Secretary of State
J. Keith Peckham 12,438 2.21
Treasurer
W.C. Pickering 12,190 2.18
Attorney General
Burton S. Hawley 12,636 2.29
Congressional District   4
Joseph A. Hansen 531 0.93
Congressional District   7
Oliver Needham 1,178 3.07
Congressional District 10
Wesley Vasey 940 2.49 *

1932
Senator
Harvey A. Knapp 4,364 0.39
Governor
William C. Dean 3,148 0.26
Lt. Governor
J. Keith Peckham 3,296 0.31
Secretary of State
W.C. Pickering 4,035 0.38
Treasurer
A.C. Papst 3,680 0.35
Attorney General
Burton S. Hawley 4,225 0.41
Congressional District 1
    (Illinois border)
Henry H. Tubbs 418 0.40
Congressional District 2
    (Madison)
Georgenia J. Koppke 349 0.31
State Senate 26
    (Madison)
W.J. Robinson 650 1.46
State House, Dane Co. 1
Alfred B. Taynton 64 0.26

1934
Senator
Theodore Lee 826 0.09
Governor
Theodore W. North 857 0.09
Lt. Governor
Edwin Kerswill 1,104 0.12
Secretary of State
Louise Packel 1,022 0.11
Treasurer
Otto D. Kahl 1,121 0.13
Attorney General
Harvey A. Knapp 1,130 0.13

1936
Governor
August F. Fehlandt 1,008 0.08
Lt. Governor
Vernon T. Groves 2,496 0.22
Secretary of State
Mayme Swanson 1,656 0.14
Treasurer
Roy Higgins 2,202 0.19
Attorney General
Charles H. Velte write-in

1942
Governor
Charles L. Hill

write-in, no tally

 
Lt. Governor
W.C. Pickering

write-in, no tally

 
Secretary
Susie Neff

write-in, no tally

 
Treasurer
C. Howard Purdy

write-in, no tally

 
Attorney General
Edward Kahl

write-in, no tally

 
 

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