Oregon gubernatorial election, 1902

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Oregon gubernatorial election, 1902

← 1898 June 2, 1902 1906 →

  George E Chamberlain.jpg W. J. Furnish.jpg
Nominee George Earle Chamberlain W. J. Furnish
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 41,857 41,611
Percentage 46.2% 45.9%

Governor before election

T. T. Geer
Republican

Elected Governor

George Earle Chamberlain
Democratic

The 1902 Oregon gubernatorial election took place on June 2, 1902 to elect the governor of the U.S. state of Oregon. The election matched Republican W. J. Furnish against Democrat George Earle Chamberlain.

The Republican Party nominating convention was held on April 2, 1906. Incumbent governor Theodore Thurston Geer and C. A. Johns of Baker City had withdrawn their candidacy, and mayor of Pendleton W. J. Furnish was nominated on the first ballot against H. E. Ankeny of Jackson County.[1][2]

Results[edit]

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1902[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Earle Chamberlain 41,857 46.17
Republican W. J. Furnish 41,611 45.9
Socialist R. Ryan 3,711 4.09
Prohibition A. J. Hunsaker 3,483 3.84
Total votes 90,662 100
Democratic gain from Republican

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=LAH19020403.2.19
  2. ^ East Oregonian : E.O. (Pendleton, Umatilla Co., Or.) 1888-current, April 02, 1902, Image 1
  3. ^ "Our Campaigns - OR Governor Race - Jun 02, 1902". Retrieved April 16, 2016.