Missouri gubernatorial election, 1912

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1912
Missouri
1908 ←
November 5, 1912 → 1916

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Nominee Elliot Woolfolk Major John C. McKinley Albert D. Nortoni
Party Democratic Republican Progressive
Popular vote 337,019 217,819 109,146
Percentage 48.20% 31.15% 15.61%

Governor before election

Herbert S. Hadley
Republican

Elected Governor

Elliot Woolfolk Major
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1912 was Missouri's twenty-eighth gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 5, 1912 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, Missouri Attorney General Elliot Woolfolk Major, over the Republican candidate, former Lt. Gov. John C. McKinley, Progressive Albert D. Nortoni, and candidates representing the Socialist, Prohibition, and Socialist Labor parties.

Results[edit]

1912 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Elliot Woolfolk Major 337,019 48.20 +0.69
Republican John C. McKinley 217,819 31.15 -18.58
Progressive Albert D. Nortoni 109,146 15.61 +15.61
Socialist William A. Ward 28,145 4.03 +2.00
Prohibition Charles E. Stokes 5,591 0.75 +0.17
Socialist Labor Charles Rogers 1,442 0.27 +0.27
Majority 119,200 17.05 +14.83
Turnout 699,210 21.23
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

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