1904 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1904

← 1902 September 6, 1904 (1904-09-06) 1906 →
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Nominee Charles J. Bell Eli H. Porter
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 48,115 16,556
Percentage 72.2% 24.8%

Governor before election

John G. McCullough
Republican

Elected Governor

Charles J. Bell
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1904 took place on September 6, 1904. Incumbent Republican John G. McCullough, per the "Mountain Rule",[1] did not run for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate Charles J. Bell defeated Democratic candidate Eli H. Porter to succeed him.

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1904[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Charles J. Bell 48,115 72.2
Democratic Eli H. Porter 16,556 24.8
Prohibition Homer F. Comings 1,175 1.8
Socialist Clarence E. Morse 769 1.2
N/A Other 7 0.0
Total votes 66,622 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hand, Samuel B. "Mountain Rule Revisited" (PDF). Vermont Historical Society. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 1 January 2015.