1930 Maryland gubernatorial election

The 1930 Maryland gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1930. Incumbent Democrat Albert Ritchie defeated Republican nominee William Frederick Broening with 55.96% of the vote.

1930 Maryland gubernatorial election

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Nominee Albert Ritchie William Frederick Broening
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 283,639 216,864
Percentage 55.96% 42.78%

1930 Maryland gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Ritchie:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%
Broening:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Albert Ritchie
Democratic

Elected Governor

Albert Ritchie
Democratic

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

  • Albert Ritchie, Democratic
  • William Frederick Broening, Republican

Other candidates

  • Elisabeth Gilman, Socialist
  • Robert W. Stevens, Independent
  • Samuel Parker, Communist

ResultsEdit

1930 Maryland gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Albert Ritchie (incumbent) 283,639 55.96%
Republican William Frederick Broening 216,864 42.78%
Socialist Elisabeth Gilman 4,178 0.82%
Independent Robert W. Stevens 1,358 0.27%
Communist Samuel Parker 855 0.17%
Majority 66,775
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maryland Manual". 1987. Retrieved 2020-04-29.