Missouri gubernatorial election, 1924

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1924

← 1920 November 4, 1924 1928 →
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Nominee Sam Aaron Baker Arthur Nelson
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 640,135 634,263
Percentage 49.39% 48.94%

Governor before election

Arthur M. Hyde
Republican

Elected Governor

Sam Aaron Baker
Republican

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1924 was Missouri's 31st gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 4, 1924 and resulted in a victory for the Republican nominee, former Missouri Superintendent of Schools Sam Aaron Baker, over the Democratic candidate, Arthur W. Nelson, Socialist candidate William M. Brandt, and Socialist Labor nominee William Wesley Cox.

Results[edit]

1924 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Sam Aaron Baker 640,135 49.39 -4.86
Democratic Arthur W. Nelson 634,263 48.94 +5.30
Socialist William M. Brandt 21,043 1.62 +0.16
Socialist Labor William Wesley Cox 678 0.05 -0.07
Majority 5,872 0.45 -10.17
Turnout 1,296,119 38.08 -1.02
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MO Governor Race – Nov 04, 1924". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-01.