1924 Arkansas gubernatorial election

The 1924 Arkansas gubernatorial election was held on 4 November 1924, in order to elect the Governor of Arkansas. Democratic nominee and former Arkansas Secretary of State Tom Terral defeated Republican nominee John W. Grabiel.[1]

1924 Arkansas gubernatorial election

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Nominee Tom Terral John W. Grabiel
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 99,598 25,152
Percentage 79.84% 20.16%

Governor before election

Thomas Chipman McRae
Democratic

Elected Governor

Tom Terral
Democratic

Democratic primary

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The Democratic primary election was held on 12 August 1924. Former Arkansas Secretary of State Tom Terral received a majority of the votes (26.35%), and was thus elected as the nominee for the general election on 4 November 1924.

Results

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1924 Democratic gubernatorial primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Terral 54,553 26.35%
Democratic Lee Cazort 43,466 21.00%
Democratic John Ellis Martineau 35,438 17.12%
Democratic Jim G. Ferguson 27,155 13.12%
Democratic Hamp Williams 23,785 11.49%
Democratic Jacob R. Wilson 22,626 10.93%
Total votes 207,023 100.00%

General election

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On election day, 4 November 1924, Democratic nominee Tom Terral won the election by a margin of 74,446 votes against his opponent Republican nominee John W. Grabiel, thereby retaining Democratic control over the office of Governor. Terral was sworn in as the 27th Governor of Arkansas on 14 January 1925.[3]

Results

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1924 Arkansas gubernatorial election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Terral 99,598 79.84
Republican John W. Grabiel 25,152 20.16
Total votes 124,750 100.00
Democratic hold

References

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  1. ^ "Arkansas Governor Thomas Jefferson Terral". National Governors Association. Retrieved 30 November 2023.
  2. ^ "AR Governor - D Primary". ourcampaigns.com. 23 September 2023. Retrieved 30 November 2023.
  3. ^ "AR Governor". ourcampaigns.com. 20 September 2023. Retrieved 30 November 2023.