1926 Arizona gubernatorial election
The 1926 Arizona gubernatorial election took place on November 2, 1926. Despite being a Democratic year generally, Hunt barely managed to be re-elected against his Republican opponent Elias Clark. Hunt had been governor for around 11 out of the State of Arizona's 14 years, coupled with his age and with issues regarding the Colorado River Compact, he was running out of steam. Despite that Hunt narrowly prevailed and won.
Governor W. P. Hunt was sworn in for a sixth term as governor on January 3, 1927.
- George W. P. Hunt, incumbent governor, former ambassador to Siam
- Everett E. Ellinwood, district attorney for territorial Arizona (1893-1898), Regent for the U of A 
- J. J. Cox, state senator 
|Democratic||George W. P. Hunt||26,155||49.25%|
|Democratic||Everett E. Ellinwood||16,057||30.24%|
- E. S. Clark, Arizona Territorial Attorney General 
- Thomas Maddock, Republican nominee for Representative in 1918, and as governor in 1934 
|Republican||Elias S. Clark||8,294||54.06%|
|Democratic||George W. P. Hunt||39,979||50.25%||-0.28%|
|Republican||Elias S. Clark||37,571||49.75%||+0.28%|
- Goff, John S. (1973). George The Fifth and Bibliographical and Biographical Notes (ed.). George W. P. Hunt and his Arizona. Phoenix: Socio-Technical Publications. pp. 159, 171–177, 273–277.