1905 New York City mayoral election

An election for Mayor of New York City was held on November 7, 1905.

1905 New York City mayoral election
← 1903 November 7, 1905 1909 →
Nominee George B. McClellan Jr. William Randolph Hearst William Mills Ivins Sr.
Party Democratic Municipal Ownership League Republican
Popular vote 228,407 224,989 137,184
Percentage 37.8% 37.2% 22.7%

Mayor before election

George B. McClellan Jr.

Elected Mayor

George B. McClellan Jr.

Candidates included incumbent mayor George B. McClellan Jr., newspaper publisher and two-term U.S. Representative William Randolph Hearst, and reform advocate William Mills Ivins Sr.

McClellan was reelected with 37% of the vote.

Results edit

New York City mayoral election, 1905[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George B. McClellan Jr. 228,407 37.8
Municipal Ownership League William Randolph Hearst 224,989 37.2
Republican William Mills Ivins Sr. 137,184 22.7
Socialist Algernon Lee 11,817 2.0
Socialist Labor John Kinneally 2,276 0.4
Total votes 604,673 100.00
Democratic hold

References edit

  1. ^ Jackson, Kenneth (1995). The Encyclopedia of New York City. New Haven: Yale University Press and The New York Historical Society. ISBN 0-300-05536-6.