1922 Nevada gubernatorial election

The 1922 Nevada gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1922. Democratic nominee James G. Scrugham defeated Republican nominee John H. Miller with 53.88% of the vote.

1922 Nevada gubernatorial election

← 1918 November 7, 1922 1926 →
 
Nominee James G. Scrugham John H. Miller
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 15,437 13,215
Percentage 53.88% 46.12%

County results
Scrugham:      50–60%      60–70%
Miller:      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Emmet D. Boyle
Democratic

Elected Governor

James G. Scrugham
Democratic

Primary elections

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Primary elections were held on September 5, 1922.[1]

Democratic primary

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Candidates

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Results

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Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James G. Scrugham 5,361 62.20
Democratic James T. Boyd 3,258 37.80
Total votes 8,619 100.00

Republican primary

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Candidates

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  • John H. Miller
  • James Gault

Results

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Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John H. Miller 6,078 73.20
Republican James Gault 2,225 26.80
Total votes 8,303 100.00

General election

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Candidates

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  • James G. Scrugham, Democratic
  • John H. Miller, Republican

Results

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1922 Nevada gubernatorial election[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic James G. Scrugham 15,437 53.88% +1.79%
Republican John H. Miller 13,215 46.12% −1.79%
Majority 2,222 7.76%
Total votes 28,652 100.00%
Democratic hold Swing +3.59%

Results by county

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County James G. Scrugham
Democratic
John H. Miller
Republican
Margin Total votes cast[2][3]
# % # % # %
Churchill 679 37.81% 1,117 62.19% -438 -24.39% 1,796
Clark 1,119 67.41% 541 32.59% 578 34.82% 1,660
Douglas 259 35.53% 470 64.47% -211 -28.94% 729
Elko 1,731 57.34% 1,288 42.66% 443 14.67% 3,019
Esmeralda 553 57.66% 406 42.34% 147 15.33% 959
Eureka 219 43.28% 287 56.72% -68 -13.44% 506
Humboldt 808 61.96% 496 38.04% 312 23.93% 1,304
Lander 403 52.61% 363 47.39% 40 5.22% 766
Lincoln 544 69.39% 240 30.61% 304 38.78% 784
Lyon 630 43.93% 804 56.07% -174 -12.13% 1,434
Mineral 315 52.24% 288 47.76% 27 4.48% 603
Nye 1,815 62.69% 1,080 37.31% 735 25.39% 2,895
Ormsby 539 50.14% 536 49.86% 3 0.28% 1,075
Pershing 647 64.12% 362 35.88% 285 28.25% 1,009
Storey 503 48.55% 533 51.45% -30 -2.90% 1,036
Washoe 3,247 47.04% 3,655 52.96% -408 -5.91% 6,902
White Pine 1,426 65.56% 749 34.44% 677 31.13% 2,175
Totals 15,437 53.88% 13,215 46.12% 2,222 7.76% 28,652

Counties that flipped from Republican to Democratic

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Counties that flipped from Democratic to Republican

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References

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  1. ^ a b c Guide to U.S. elections - CQ Press, Congressional Quarterly, inc. CQ Press. 2005. ISBN 9781568029818. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Nevada Secretary of State. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State 1921-1922. Carson City, Nevada: State Printing Office. p. 68.
  3. ^ a b Nevada Secretary of State. Official Returns of the Election of November, 1922. Carson City, Nevada: State Printing Office. p. 30.