Arizona gubernatorial election, 1922

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Arizona gubernatorial election, 1922

← 1920 November 7, 1922 1924 →

  George WP Hunt.jpg Thomas E Campbell 2.jpg
Nominee George W. P. Hunt Thomas E. Campbell
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 37,310 30,599
Percentage 54.94% 45.06%

Governor before election

Thomas E. Campbell
Republican

Elected Governor

George W. P. Hunt
Democratic

The 1922 Arizona gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1922. George W. P. Hunt was Arizona's first governor, after retiring in 1919 he served as Ambassador to Siam during the tail end of the Wilson administration. After being dismissed by Harding, Hunt returned to Arizona and decided to contest his old seat. Both Hunt and Campbell faced off in 1916, the closest gubernatorial in Arizona history. This election was the highest percentage of votes Hunt ever got in his 7 gubernatorial races.

Governor W. P. Hunt was sworn in for a fourth term as Governor on January 1, 1923.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results [2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George W. P. Hunt 21,243 54.98
Democratic Charles B. Ward 17,396 45.02
Total votes 38,639 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results [3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas E. Campbell 10,050 100.00
Total votes 10,050 100.00

General election[edit]

Arizona gubernatorial election, 1922 [4][5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic George W. P. Hunt 37,310 54.94% +9.09%
Republican Thomas E. Campbell 30,599 45.06% -9.09%
Majority 67,909 9.88% +1.59%
Turnout
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Goff, John S. (1973). "George The Fourth and Bibliographical and Biographical Notes". George W. P. Hunt and his Arizona. Phoenix: Socio-Technical Publications. pp. 141–144, 280. 
  • Dubin, Michael J. (2013). "Annual Summary". United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1912-1931: The Official Results by State and County. McFarland. p. 304.