1930 United States gubernatorial elections

United States gubernatorial elections were held in 1930, in 33 states, concurrent with the House and Senate elections, on November 4, 1930 (September 8 in Maine).

1930 United States gubernatorial elections

← 1929 November 4, 1930;
September 8, 1930 (ME)
1931 →

33 governorships
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Seats before 18 30
Seats after 25 21
Seat change Increase7 Decrease9
Seats up 11 22
Seats won 18 13

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Farmer–Labor Independent
Seats before 0 0
Seats after 1 1
Seat change Increase1 Increase1
Seats up 0 0
Seats won 1 1

1930 North Dakota gubernatorial election1930 Alabama gubernatorial election1930 Arizona gubernatorial election1930 Arkansas gubernatorial election1930 California gubernatorial election1930 Colorado gubernatorial election1930 Connecticut gubernatorial election1930 Georgia gubernatorial election1930 Idaho gubernatorial election1930 Iowa gubernatorial election1930 Kansas gubernatorial election1930 Maine gubernatorial election1930 Maryland gubernatorial election1930 Massachusetts gubernatorial election1930 Michigan gubernatorial election1930 Minnesota gubernatorial election1930 Nebraska gubernatorial election1930 Nevada gubernatorial election1930 New Hampshire gubernatorial election1930 New Mexico gubernatorial election1930 New York gubernatorial election1930 Ohio gubernatorial election1930 Oklahoma gubernatorial election1930 Oregon gubernatorial election1930 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election1930 Rhode Island gubernatorial election1930 South Carolina gubernatorial election1930 South Dakota gubernatorial election1930 Tennessee gubernatorial election1930 Texas gubernatorial election1930 Vermont gubernatorial election1930 Wisconsin gubernatorial election1930 Wyoming gubernatorial election1930 United States gubernatorial elections results map.svg
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     Republican gain      Republican hold
     Farmer-Labor gain
     Independent gain

ResultsEdit

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Alabama Bibb Graves Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Benjamin M. Miller (Democratic) 61.82%
Hugh A. Locke (Independent) 38.18%
[1]
Arizona John C. Phillips Republican Defeated, 48.61% George W. P. Hunt (Democratic) 51.39%
[2]
Arkansas Harvey Parnell Democratic Re-elected, 81.18% J. O. Livesay (Republican) 18.82%
[3]
California Clement C. Young Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Republican victory James Rolph Jr. (Republican) 72.15%
Milton K. Young (Democratic) 24.11%
Upton Sinclair (Socialist) 3.64%
Scattering 0.09%
[4]
Colorado William H. Adams Democratic Re-elected, 60.41% Robert F. Rockwell (Republican) 38.06%
Claud A. Bushnell (Socialist) 0.68%
Lizabeth A. Williams (Farmer Labor) 0.44%
William R. Dietrich (Communist) 0.24%
Walter Moore (Liberal) 0.10%
Perry M. Jones (Commonwealth Land) 0.08%
[5]
Connecticut John H. Trumbull Republican Retired, Democratic victory Wilbur L. Cross (Democratic) 49.91%
Ernest E. Rogers (Republican) 48.64%
Jasper McLevy (Socialist) 1.09%
Robert S. Kling (Communist) 0.35%
[6]
Georgia Lamartine Griffin Hardman Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Richard B. Russell Jr. (Democratic) 100.00%
[7]
(Democratic primary run-off results)
Richard B. Russell Jr. 67.85%
George Henry Carswell 32.15%
[8]
Idaho H. C. Baldridge Republican Retired, Democratic victory C. Ben Ross (Democratic) 56.03%
John McMurray (Republican) 43.98%
[9]
Iowa John Hammill Republican Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Republican victory Dan W. Turner (Republican) 65.74%
Fred P. Hagemann (Democratic) 33.60%
John M. Smith (Farmer Labor) 0.45%
William Patten (Communist) 0.22%
[10]
Kansas Clyde M. Reed Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Democratic victory Harry H. Woodring (Democratic) 34.96%
Frank Haucke (Republican) 34.92%
John R. Brinkley (Independent) (write-in) 29.50%
J. B. Shields (Socialist) 0.62%
[11]
Maine
(held, 8 September 1930)
William T. Gardiner Republican Re-elected, 55.06% Edward C. Moran Jr. (Democratic) 44.94%
[12]
Maryland Albert C. Ritchie Democratic Re-elected, 55.96% William F. Broening (Republican) 42.78%
Elisabeth Gilman (Socialist) 0.82%
Robert W. Stevens (Labor) 0.27%
Samuel Parker (Communist) 0.17%
[13]
Massachusetts Frank G. Allen Republican Defeated, 48.18% Joseph B. Ely (Democratic) 49.54%
John W. Aiken (Socialist Labor) 1.19%
Alfred B. Lewis (Socialist) 0.67%
Harry J. Canter (Communist) 0.41%
[14]
Michigan Fred W. Green Republican Retired, Republican victory Wilber M. Brucker (Republican) 56.88%
William A. Comstock (Democratic) 42.03%
Joseph Billups (Workers) 0.47%
George M. Campbell (Socialist) 0.46%
Duly McCone (Prohibition) 0.16%
[15]
Minnesota Theodore Christianson Republican Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Farmer-Labor victory Floyd B. Olson (Farmer-Labor) 59.34%
Raymond Park Chase (Republican) 36.31%
Edward Indrehus (Democratic) 3.65%
Karl Reeve (Communist) 0.70%
[16]
Nebraska Arthur J. Weaver Republican Defeated, 49.25% Charles W. Bryan (Democratic) 50.75%
[17]
Nevada Frederick B. Balzar Republican Re-elected, 53.25% Charles L. Richards (Democratic) 46.75%
[18]
New Hampshire Charles W. Tobey Republican Retired, Republican victory John G. Winant (Republican) 57.98%
Albert W. Noone (Democratic) 41.80%
Fred B. Chase (Communist) 0.22%
[19]
New Mexico Richard C. Dillon Republican Term-limited, Democratic victory Arthur Seligman (Democratic) 53.17%
Clarence M. Botts (Republican) 46.60%
Sam Butler (Socialist) 0.23%
[20]
New York Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Re-elected, 56.49% Charles H. Tuttle (Republican) 33.36%
Robert P. Carroll (Law Preservation) 6.08%
Louis Waldman (Socialist) 3.21%
William Z. Foster (Communist) 0.58%
Jeremiah D. Crowley (Socialist Labor) 0.29%
[21]
North Dakota George F. Shafer Republican Re-elected, 73.62% Pierce Blewett (Democratic) 23.20%
Pat J. Barrett (Communist) 3.18%
[22]
Ohio Myers Y. Cooper Republican Defeated, 47.20% George White (Democratic) 52.80%
[23]
Oklahoma William J. Holloway Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory William H. Murray (Democratic) 59.05%
Ira A. Hill (Republican) 40.79%
B. G. Bingham (Independent) 0.11%
John Franing (Independent) 0.06%
[24]
Oregon A. W. Norblad Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Independent victory Julius L. Meier (Independent) 54.51%
Ed F. Bailey (Democratic) 25.10%
Phil Metschan (Republican) 18.83%
Albert Streiff (Socialist) 1.57%
[25]
Pennsylvania John Stuchell Fisher Republican Term-limited, Republican victory Gifford Pinchot (Republican) 50.77%
John M. Hemphill (Democratic) 47.98%
James Hudson Maurer (Socialist) 1.00%
Frank Mozer (Communist) 0.25%
[26]
Rhode Island Norman S. Case Republican Re-elected, 50.53% Theodore F. Green (Democratic) 48.95%
Charles H. Dana (Socialist) 0.53%
[27]
South Carolina John Gardiner Richards Jr. Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Ibra Charles Blackwood (Democratic) 100.00%
[28]
(Democratic primary run-off results)
Ibra Charles Blackwood 50.21%
Olin Johnston 49.80%
[29]
South Dakota William J. Bulow Democratic Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Republican victory Warren E. Green (Republican) 52.97%
D. A. McCullough (Democratic) 46.23%
Helen Tangen (Independent) 0.80%
[30]
Tennessee Henry H. Horton Democratic Re-elected, 63.84% C. Arthur Bruce (Republican) 35.62%
Samuel Borenstein (Independent) 0.54%
[31]
Texas Dan Moody Democratic Retired, Democratic victory Ross S. Sterling (Democratic) 79.98%
William E. Talbot (Republican) 19.69%
L. L. Rhodes (Socialist) 0.26%
J. Stedham (Communist) 0.07%
[32]
Vermont John E. Weeks Republican Retired to run for U.S. House, Republican victory Stanley Calef Wilson (Republican) 70.98%
Park H. Pollard (Democratic) 28.94%
Scattering 0.09%
[33]
Wisconsin Walter J. Kohler Sr. Republican Defeated in Republican primary, Republican victory Philip La Follette (Republican) 64.76%
Charles E. Hammersley (Democratic) 28.02%
Frank B. Metcalfe (Socialist) 4.22%
Alfred B. Taynton (Prohibition) 2.44%
Fred B. Blair (Independent Communist) 0.49%
Scattering 0.07%
[34]
Wyoming Frank C. Emerson Republican Re-elected, 50.58% Leslie A. Miller (Democratic) 49.42%
[35]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  28. ^ "SC Governor, 1930". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
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  32. ^ "TX Governor, 1930". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
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