Edwin R. Denney

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Edwin R. Denney was the Republican nominee for Governor of Kentucky in 1955. He lost the general election to Democrat Happy Chandler, who won his second non-consecutive term as governor in that election. Denney won 322,671 votes (41.7%) to Chandler's 451,647 (58.3%). Chandler's victory margin of 129,000 votes was the largest landslide in the Kentucky gubernatorial elections up to that time.[1]


  1. ^ Kenneth F. Warren (Editor). Encyclopedia of U. S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior. Sage Publications (CA), 2008. ISBN 978-1-4129-5489-1; p. 349

External sources[edit]

  • The Kentucky Encyclopedia
Party political offices
Preceded by
Eugene Siler
Republican nominee for Governor of Kentucky
Succeeded by
John M. Robsion, Jr.