1916 Missouri gubernatorial election
|Elections in Missouri|
The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1916 was Missouri's 29th gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 7, 1916 and resulted in a narrow victory for the Democratic nominee, St. Louis businessman Frederick D. Gardner, over the Republican candidate, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri Henry Lamm, and candidates representing the Socialist, Progressive, Prohibition, and Socialist Labor parties. To date it is the closest gubernatorial election in Missouri history.
|Democratic||Frederick D. Gardner||382,355||48.65||+0.45|
|Socialist||William J. Adames||14,555||1.85||-2.18|
|Progressive||Joseph P. Fontron||4,041||0.51||-15.11|
|Prohibition||William H. Yount||4,009||0.51||-0.24|
|Socialist Labor||Charles Rogers||946||0.12||-0.15|