1926 Nebraska lieutenant gubernatorial election

The 1926 Nebraska lieutenant gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1926, and featured incumbent Nebraska Lieutenant Governor George A. Williams, a Republican, defeating Democratic nominee Frank A. Dutton as well as Progressive nominee Lloyd H. Huffman.[1]

1926 Nebraska lieutenant gubernatorial election

← 1924 November 2, 1926 1928 →
 
Nominee George A. Williams Frank A. Dutton
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 214,103 157,567
Percentage 55.8% 41.1%

Lieutenant Governor before election

George A. Williams
Republican

Elected Lieutenant Governor

George A. Williams
Republican

Democratic primary edit

Candidates edit

Results edit

Democratic primary results[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank A. Dutton 28,191 38.60
Democratic John H. Grosvenor 20,664 28.30
Democratic Will Brookley 13,872 19.00
Democratic William M. Peebler 10,300 14.10

Republican primary edit

Candidates edit

Alice A. Holtman of Omaha, Nebraska, was nominated to run for the Republican nomination by petition, but she did not accept it.[5]

Results edit

Republican primary results[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George A. Williams (incumbent) 67,372 50.19
Republican B. F. Thomas 39,612 29.51
Republican Walter C. Rundin 27,244 20.30

General election edit

Results edit

Nebraska lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1926[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George A. Williams (incumbent) 214,103 55.77
Democratic Frank A. Dutton 157,567 41.05
Progressive Lloyd H. Huffman 12,214 3.18
Total votes 383,884 100.00
Republican hold

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b Charles W. Pool. "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board General Election November 2, 1926" (PDF). Retrieved May 30, 2023.
  2. ^ a b c State of Nebraska, 2020-21 Nebraska Blue Book (PDF), pp. 317–378, retrieved May 29, 2023
  3. ^ "Elect Democratic Nominee Frank A. Dutton". Lincoln Star. October 24, 1926. Retrieved May 29, 2023.
  4. ^ "Dutton Candidate for Congress in Fourth". Lincoln Journal Star. June 24, 1930. Retrieved May 29, 2023.
  5. ^ a b c "Many Candidates in State Primaries". Alliance Times-Herald. July 9, 1926. p. 10. Retrieved May 29, 2023.
  6. ^ a b "B. F. Thomas A Candidate". Lincoln Journal Star. April 6, 1926. Retrieved May 29, 2023.
  7. ^ a b Charles W. Pool. "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board Primary Election August 10, 1926" (PDF). Retrieved May 30, 2023.
  8. ^ "Heavy Losses in Nation Each Day from Fire: Rev. Walter C. Rundin Makes Interesting Speech Here". Alliance Times-Herald. April 16, 1926. Retrieved May 29, 2023.
  9. ^ "Walter C. Rundin for Lt. Governor". Central City Republican-Nonpareil. July 15, 1926. Retrieved May 29, 2023.