1926 Wyoming gubernatorial election

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Wyoming gubernatorial election, 1926

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  Nellie Tayloe Ross.jpg
Nominee Frank Emerson Nellie Tayloe Ross
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 35,651 34,286
Percentage 50.90% 48.95%

Governor before election

Nellie Tayloe Ross
Democratic

Elected Governor

Frank Emerson
Republican

The Wyoming gubernatorial election of 1926 took place on November 3, 1926. The incumbent Democratic Governor Nellie Tayloe Ross ran unopposed in the Democratic primary however, Ross was defeated by the Republican Frank Emerson with 50.90% of the vote.

Republican Primary[edit]

Frank Lucas attempted to take the Republican nomination to gain a term in his own right, but was defeated by Emerson.

Wyoming Republican Primary, 1926[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Emerson 17,630 58.00%
Republican Frank Lucas 11,362 37.38%
Republican H. A. Lathrop 1,404 4.62%
Total votes 30,396 100%

Results[edit]

Wyoming gubernatorial election, 1926[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Emerson 35,651 50.90%
Democratic Nellie Tayloe Ross 34,286 48.95%
Radical Party William B. Guthrie 104 0.15%
Total votes 70,041 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wyoming Republican Primary, 1926".
  2. ^ "Wyoming gubernatorial election, 1926".