1904 Missouri gubernatorial election

The 1904 Missouri gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1904 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, Joseph W. Folk, over the Republican candidate, former Mayor of St. Louis Cyrus Walbridge, and several other candidates representing minor parties. Folk defeated Harry B. Hawes and Kansas City Mayor James A. Reed for the Democratic nomination.

1904 Missouri gubernatorial election
← 1900 November 8, 1904 1908 →
  Joseph Wingate Folk cph.3b47532.jpg Cyrus Walbridge 1904.jpg
Nominee Joseph W. Folk Cyrus Walbridge
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 326,652 296,552
Percentage 50.73% 46.05%

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Governor before election

Alexander Monroe Dockery
Democratic

Elected Governor

Joseph W. Folk
Democratic

ResultsEdit

1904 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Joseph W. Folk 326,652 50.73 -0.42
Republican Cyrus Walbridge 296,552 46.05 -0.41
Socialist Ernest T. Behrens 11,031 1.71 +1.71
Prohibition Orange J. Hill 5,591 0.87 +0.11
Populist William C. Alldredge 2,701 0.42 +0.42
Socialist Labor J. E. White 1,442 0.22 +0.04
Majority 30,100 4.67 -0.03
Turnout 643,969 20.73
Democratic hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MO Governor Race - Nov 08, 1904".