1934 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1934

← 1931 November 6, 1934 1937 →
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Nominee Harold G. Hoffman William L. Dill
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 686,530 674,096
Percentage 49.9% 49.0%

Governor before election

A. Harry Moore
Democratic

Elected Governor

Harold G. Hoffman
Republican

The 1934 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1934. Republican nominee Harold G. Hoffman defeated Democratic nominee William L. Dill with 49.90% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

  • Harold G. Hoffman, Republican
  • William L. Dill, Democratic

Other candidates

  • Herman F. Niessner, Socialist
  • Morris M. Brown, Communist
  • Leslie E. Molineaux, Prohibition Party
  • George E. Bopp, Socialist Labor Party of America
  • Charles H. Ingersoll, Independent
  • Cornell J. Grossman, Independent

Results[edit]

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1934[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Harold G. Hoffman 686,530 49.90%
Democratic William L. Dill 674,096 49.00%
Socialist Herman F. Niessner 8,787 0.64%
Communist Morris M. Brown 2,874 0.21%
Prohibition Leslie E. Molineaux 1,508 0.11%
Socialist Labor George E. Bopp 1,064 0.08%
Independent Charles H. Ingersoll 528 0.04%
Independent Cornell J. Grossman 431 0.03%
Majority
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Votes Cast for the Office of Governor of the State of New Jersey" (PDF). Secretary of State of New Jersey. 1934. Retrieved September 2, 2015.