Electoral history of William Borah

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Senator William Borah (R-ID)
Borah in later years
Statue of Senator William E. Borah
in National Statuary Hall Collection
at U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.;
bronze, by Bryant Baker, 1947

Electoral history of William Edgar Borah, United States Senator from Idaho (1907–1940)

Elections[edit]

Idaho's At-large congressional district, 1896:[1]

  • James Gunn (D/Populist) - 13,787 (47.75%)
  • William Borah (Silver Republican) - 9,034 (31.29%)
  • John T. Morrison (R) - 6,054 (20.97%)

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1902 (by legislature, January 14, 1903):[2][3][4]
      Republican nomination (Legislative caucus, January 7, 1903)[5]

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1906 (by legislature, January 15, 1907):[7][8][9][10][11]

  • William Borah (R) - 53 (74.6%) - elected
  • Fred Dubois (D) (inc.) - 18 (25.4%)

1912 Republican National Convention (Vice Presidential tally):[12]

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1912 (by legislature, January 14, 1913):[13][14][15]

  • William Borah (R) (inc.) - 75 (91.5%) - elected
  • George Tannahill (D) - 5 (6.1%)
  • Kirtland Perky (D) - 2 (2.4%)

1916 Republican National Convention (Presidential tally):[16]

1916 Republican National Convention (Vice Presidential tally):[17]

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1918:[18]

  • William Borah (R) (inc.) - 63,587 (67.21%)
  • Frank L. Moore (D) - 31,018 (32.79%)

1920 Republican National Convention (Presidential tally):

1st ballot:

2nd ballot:

3rd ballot:

4th ballot:

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1924:[19]

1928 Republican presidential primaries:[20]

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1930:[21]

  • William Borah (R) (inc.) - 94,938 (72.42%)
  • Joseph M. Tyler (D) - 36,162 (27.58%)
1936 Republican presidential primaries results by state

1936 Republican presidential primaries:[22]

1936 Republican National Convention (Presidential tally):[23]

  • Alf Landon - 984 (98.11%)
  • William Borah - 19 (1.89%)

United States Senate election in Idaho, 1936:[24]

  • William Borah (R) (inc.) - 128,723 (63.36%)
  • C. Ben Ross (D) - 74,444 (36.64%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=286600
  2. ^ "Caucus tonight on Senator". Spokesman-Review. January 7, 1903. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "Weldon Brinton Heyburn, 1852-1912, Papers, 1889-1911". University of Idaho Library. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "How Heyburn got it". Spokesman-Review. January 17, 1903. p. 4. 
  5. ^ "Heyburn to be Senator from Idaho". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. January 9, 1903. p. 1. 
  6. ^ "Elect Heyburn U.S. Senator". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. January 14, 1903. p. 3. 
  7. ^ "Borah wins long fight". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. January 16, 1907. p. 3. 
  8. ^ "Joint session ratifies Borah". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Idaho. January 17, 1907. p. 1. 
  9. ^ "Idaho bestows toga on Borah". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. January 18, 1907. p. 1. 
  10. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=391328
  11. ^ "Senator Borah now the title". Lewiston Morning Tribune. January 16, 1907. p. 1. 
  12. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=60104
  13. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=391329
  14. ^ Ford, James A. (January 15, 1913). "Idaho short term senatorship left in doubt on first ballot". Spokesman-Review. p. 3. 
  15. ^ Greeley, Horace (1914). United States Senators chosen, 1913. Tribune Almanac and Political Register. New York Tribune. p. 458. 
  16. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=57975
  17. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=60102
  18. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=49597
  19. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=49595
  20. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=55173
  21. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=49591
  22. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=55177
  23. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=57980
  24. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=49588

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