1920 Idaho gubernatorial election

The 1920 Idaho gubernatorial election was held on Tuesday November 2, to elect Governor of Idaho Incumbent Governor D. W. Davis defeated Democratic Candidate Ted A. Walters with 52.97% of the vote.

1920 Idaho gubernatorial election

← 1918 November 2, 1920 1922 →
 
Nominee D. W. Davis Ted A. Walters
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 75,748 38,509
Percentage 52.97% 26.93%

 
Nominee Sherman D. Fairchild
Party Independent
Popular vote 28,752
Percentage 20.11%

Governor before election

D. W. Davis
Republican

Elected Governor

D. W. Davis
Republican

General election

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Candidates

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  • D. W. Davis, incumbent Governor (Republican)
  • Sherman D. Fairchild (Independent)
  • Ted A. Walters (Democratic)

Results

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1920 Idaho gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican D. W. Davis (incumbent) 75,748 52.97%
Democratic Ted A. Walters 38,509 26.93%
Independent Sherman D. Fairchild 28,752 20.11%
Majority 37,239
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References

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  1. ^ Kalb, Deborah (December 24, 2015). Guide to U.S. Elections. ISBN 9781483380353. Retrieved October 8, 2020.