Idaho gubernatorial elections

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Idaho gubernatorial elections have been held since statehood in 1890 to directly elect the Governor of Idaho. After the initial election was held in October 1890, each subsequent election was held every two years in November until 1946. Elections after 1946 were held in November every four years.

Results[edit]

Year First Second Third Fourth
1890 George L. Shoup
Republican
10,262
56.35%
B. Wilson
Democratic
7,948
43.65%
1892 William J. McConnell
Republican
8,178
40.21%
John M. Burke
Democratic
6,769
33.28%
Abraham J. Crook
Populist
4,865
24.23%
J. A. Clark
Prohibition
264
1.32%
1894 William J. McConnell
Republican
10,208
41.51%
James W. Ballantine
Populist
7,121
28.96%
Edward A. Stevenson
Democratic
7,057
28.70%

Other candidates
various
205
0.83%
1896 Frank Steunenberg[1]
Democratic-Populist
22,096
76.79%
David H. Budlong
Republican
6,441
22.38%
Other candidates
various
239
0.83%
1898 Frank Steunenberg
Democratic
19,407
48.83%
A. B. Moss
Republican
13,794
34.71%
J. H. Anderson
Populist
5,371
13.51%
Other candidates
various
1,175
2.96%
1900 Frank W. Hunt
Democratic
28,628
50.78%
D. W. Standrod
Republican
26,468
46.95%
Other candidates
various
1,227
2.27%
1902 John T. Morrison
Republican
31,874
52.90%
Frank W. Hunt
Democratic
26,021
43.18%
Other candidates
various
2,362
3.92%
1904 Frank R. Gooding
Republican
41,877
58.74%
Henry Heitfeld
Democratic
24,252
34.02%
Theodore B. Shaw
Socialist
4,000
5.61%
Other candidates
various
1,169
1.64%
1906 Frank R. Gooding
Republican
38,386
52.18%
Charles O. Stockslager
Democratic
29,496
40.09%
Thomas F. Kelley
Socialist
4,650
6.32%
Other candidates
various
1,169
1.64%
1908 James H. Brady
Republican
47,864
49.61%
Moses Alexander
Democratic
40,145
41.61%
Ernest Unterman
Socialist
6,155
6.38%
Other candidates
various
2,310
2.39%
1910 James H. Hawley
Democratic
40,856
47.42%
James H. Brady
Republican
39,961
46.38%
S. W. Motley
Socialist
5,342
6.20%
1912 John M. Haines
Republican
35,074
33.24%
James H. Hawley
Democratic
33,992
32.22%
G. H. Martin
Progressive
24,325
23.05%
L. A. Coblentz
Socialist
11,094
10.51%
1914 Moses Alexander
Democratic
47,618
44.13%
John M. Haines
Republican
40,349
37.39%
Hugh E. McElroy
Progressive
10,583
9.81%
L. A. Coblentz
Socialist
7,967
7.38%
1916 Moses Alexander
Democratic
63,877
47.49%
D. W. Davis
Republican
63,305
47.07%
Annie E. Triplow
Socialist
7,321
5.44%
1918 D. W. Davis
Republican
57,626
59.95%
H. F. Samuels
Democratic
38,499
40.05%
1920 D. W. Davis
Republican
75,748
52.97%
Ted A. Walters
Democratic
38,509
26.93%
Sherman D. Fairchild
Independent
28,752
20.11%
1922 Charles C. Moore
Republican
50,538
39.53%
H. F. Samuels
Progressive
40,516
31.69%
Moses Alexander
Democratic
36,810
28.79%
1924 Charles C. Moore
Republican
65,408
43.91%
H. F. Samuels
Progressive
58,163
39.04%
A. L. Freehafer
Democratic
25,081
16.84%
Other candidates
various
321
0.22%
1926 H. C. Baldridge
Republican
61,575
51.05%
W. Scott Hall
Progressive
34,208
28.36%
Asher B. Wilson
Democratic
24,837
20.59%
1928 H. C. Baldridge
Republican
87,681
57.82%
C. Ben Ross
Democratic
63,046
41.58%
Other candidates
various
908
0.60%
1930 C. Ben Ross
Democratic
73,896
56.03%
John McMurray
Republican
58,002
43.98%
1932 C. Ben Ross
Democratic
116,663
61.73%
B. Defenbach
Republican
68,863
36.44%
Other candidates
various
3,476
1.84%
1934 C. Ben Ross
Democratic
93,313
54.58%
Frank L. Stephan
Republican
76,659
44.25%
Other candidates
various
2,001
1.17%
1936 Barzilla W. Clark
Democratic
115,098
57.19%
Frank L. Stephan
Republican
83,430
41.46%
Other candidates
various
2,716
1.35%
1938 C. A. Bottolfsen
Republican
106,268
57.30%
C. Ben Ross
Democratic
77,697
41.89%
Other candidates
various
1,494
0.81%
1940 Chase A. Clark
Democratic
120,420
50.48%
C. A. Bottolfsen
Republican
118,117
49.52%
1942 C. A. Bottolfsen
Republican
72,260
50.15%
Chase A. Clark
Democratic
71,826
49.85%
1944 Charles C. Gossett
Democratic
109,527
52.64%
W. H. Detweiler
Republican
98,532
47.36%
1946 C. A. Robins
Republican
102,233
56.37%
Arnold Williams
Democratic
79,131
43.63%
1950 Len Jordan
Republican
107,642
52.56%
Calvin Wright
Democratic
97,150
47.44%
1954 Robert Smylie
Republican
124,038
54.24%
Clark Hamilton
Democratic
104,647
45.76%
1958 Robert Smylie
Republican
121,810
50.96%
A. M. Derr
Democratic
117,236
49.04%
1962 Robert Smylie
Republican
139,578
54.64%
Vernon Smith
Democratic
115,876
45.36%
1966 Don Samuelson
Republican
104,586
41.40%
Cecil Andrus[2]
Democratic
93,744
37.11%
Perry Swisher
Independent
30,913
12.24%
Phillip Jungert
Independent
23,139
9.16%
1970 Cecil Andrus
Democratic
128,004
52.22%
Don Samuelson
Republican
117,108
47.78%
1974 Cecil Andrus
Democratic
184,142
70.92%
Jack M. Murphy
Republican
68,731
26.47%
Nolan Victor
American
6,759
2.60%
1978 John Evans
Democratic
169,540
58.75%
Allan Larsen
Republican
114,149
39.56%
Other candidates
various
4,877
1.69%
1982 John Evans
Democratic
187,640
52.92%
Phil Batt
Republican
166,911
47.08%
1986 Cecil Andrus
Democratic
193,429
49.93%
David Leroy
Republican
189,794
48.99%
James A. Miller
Independent
4,203
1.08%
1990 Cecil Andrus
Democratic
217,801
68.13%
Roger Fairchild
Republican
101,885
31.87%
1994 Phil Batt
Republican
216,123
51.05%
Larry EchoHawk
Democratic
191,363
45.20%
Ronald D. Rankin
Independent
15,793
3.73%
1998 Dirk Kempthorne
Republican
258,095
67.69%
Robert Huntley
Democratic
110,815
29.06%
Peter Rickards
Independent
12,388
3.25%
2002 Dirk Kempthorne
Republican
231,566
56.28%
Jerry Brady
Democratic
171,711
41.73%
Daniel L. J. Adams
Libertarian
8,187
1.99%
2006 Butch Otter
Republican
237,437
52.67%
Jerry Brady
Democratic
198,845
44.11%
Marvin Richardson
Constitution
7,309
1.62%
Ted Dunlap
Libertarian
7,241
1.61%
2010 Butch Otter
Republican
267,483
59.11%
Keith Allred
Democratic
148,680
32.85%
Jana Kemp
Independent
26,655
5.89%
Ted Dunlap
Libertarian
5,867
1.30%

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In 1896 Steunenberg ran on a Democratic-Populist fusion ticket.
  2. ^ Andrus was named the replacement nominee after the 1966 Democratic primary winner, Charles Herndon, died in a plane crash.

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