1914 Idaho gubernatorial election

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1914 Idaho gubernatorial election

← 1912 November 3, 1914 1916 →
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Nominee Moses Alexander John M. Haines
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 47,618 40,349
Percentage 44.13% 37.39%

 
Nominee Hugh E. McElroy L. A. Coblentz
Party Progressive Socialist
Popular vote 10,583 7,967
Percentage 9.81% 7.38%

Governor before election

John M. Haines
Republican

Elected Governor

Moses Alexander
Democratic

The 1914 Idaho gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1914. Democratic nominee Moses Alexander defeated incumbent Republican John M. Haines with 44.13% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

  • Moses Alexander, Democratic
  • John M. Haines, Republican

Other candidates

  • Hugh E. McElroy, Progressive
  • L. A. Coblentz, Socialist

Results[edit]

1914 Idaho gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Moses Alexander 47,618 44.13%
Republican John M. Haines 40,349 37.39%
Progressive Hugh E. McElroy 10,583 9.81%
Socialist L. A. Coblentz 7,967 7.38%
Majority 7,269
Turnout
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kalb, Deborah (24 December 2015). Guide to U.S. Elections. ISBN 9781483380353. Retrieved 2020-10-18.