1906 Nebraska gubernatorial election

The 1906 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1906.

1906 Nebraska gubernatorial election

← 1904 November 6, 1906 1908 →
  GeorgeLSheldon.jpg AshtonShallenberger.jpg
Nominee George L. Sheldon Ashton C. Shallenberger
Party Republican Democratic
Alliance Populist
Popular vote 97,858 84,885
Percentage 51.27% 44.48%

Governor before election

John H. Mickey
Republican

Elected Governor

George L. Sheldon
Republican

Incumbent Republican Governor John H. Mickey did not stand for re-election.

Republican nominee George L. Sheldon defeated Democratic and Populist fusion nominee Ashton C. Shallenberger with 51.27% of the vote.

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

Other candidates

  • Harry T. Sutton, Prohibition, head of the Department of Eloquence at Cotner College[3][4]
  • Elisha Taylor, Socialist

ResultsEdit

1906 Nebraska gubernatorial election[5][6][7][8][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican George L. Sheldon 97,858 51.27%
Democratic Ashton C. Shallenberger 84,885 44.48%
Prohibition Harry T. Sutton 5,106 2.68%
Socialist Elisha Taylor 2,999 1.57%
Scattering 5 0.00%
Majority 12,973 6.79%
Turnout 190,853
Republican hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Olson, James C.; Naugle, Ronald C. (1997). History of Nebraska (3rd ed.). Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. p. 272. ISBN 0-8032-3559-3.
  2. ^ "George Lawson Sheldon Biographical Note" (PDF). Archives. Lincoln, Nebraska: Nebraska State Historical Society. Archived from the original on December 2, 2006. Retrieved October 1, 2010.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  3. ^ "Harry Trumbull Sutton". Prohibitionists.org. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Local Matters". The Frontier. O'Neill City, Neb. March 22, 1906. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  5. ^ "NE Governor, 1906". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  6. ^ Gubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. 1998. p. 64. ISBN 1-56802-396-0.
  7. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2010). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1861-1911. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co. p. 28. ISBN 978-0-7864-4722-0.
  8. ^ Glashan, Roy R. (1979). American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978. Westport, CT: Meckler Books. pp. 186–187. ISBN 0-930466-17-9.
  9. ^ Kallenbach, Joseph E.; Kallenbach, Jessamine S., eds. (1977). American State Governors, 1776-1976. Vol. I. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, Inc. p. 360. ISBN 0-379-00665-0.
  10. ^ Sheldon, Addison E., ed. (December 1918). The Nebraska Blue Book and Historical Register 1918. Lincoln, Nebraska: Nebraska Legislative Reference Bureau. pp. 479–480.