1924 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1924

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Nominee Franklin S. Billings Fred C. Martin
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 75,510 18,263
Percentage 79.2% 19.2%

Governor before election

Redfield Proctor, Jr.
Republican

Elected Governor

Franklin S. Billings
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1924 took place on November 4, 1924. Incumbent Republican Redfield Proctor, Jr., per the "Mountain Rule",[1] did not run for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate Franklin S. Billings defeated Democratic candidate Fred C. Martin to succeed him.

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Franklin S. Billings 29,791 72.4
Republican Roland E. Stevens 11,346 27.6
Republican Other 4 0.0
Total votes 41,141 100

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Howard E. Shaw 2,382 99.9
Democratic Other 3 0.1
Total votes 2,385 100

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1924[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Franklin S. Billings 75,510 79.2
Democratic Fred C. Martin 18,263 19.2
Prohibition George S. Wood 1,496 1.6
N/A Other 16 0.0
Total votes 95,285 100

References[edit]

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