1934 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

The 1934 New Hampshire gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1934. Republican nominee Styles Bridges defeated Democratic nominee John L. Sullivan with 50.55% of the vote.

1934 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

← 1932 November 6, 1934 1936 →
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Nominee Styles Bridges John L. Sullivan
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 89,481 87,019
Percentage 50.55% 49.16%

Governor before election

John Gilbert Winant
Republican

Elected Governor

Styles Bridges
Republican

Primary electionsEdit

Primary elections were held on September 11, 1934.[1]

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • John L. Sullivan
  • Eaton D. Sargent
  • George H. Duncan

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John L. Sullivan 21,022 63.75
Democratic Eaton D. Sargent 6,587 19.98
Democratic George H. Duncan 5,367 16.28
Total votes 32,976 100.00

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • Styles Bridges, New Hampshire Public Service Commissioner
  • Charles E. Carroll

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Styles Bridges 33,952 64.70
Republican Charles E. Carroll 18,526 35.30
Total votes 52,478 100.00

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

  • Styles Bridges, Republican
  • John L. Sullivan, Democratic

Other candidates

  • Eli Bourdon, Socialist
  • Elba K. Chase, Communist

ResultsEdit

1934 New Hampshire gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Styles Bridges 89,481 50.55%
Democratic John L. Sullivan 87,019 49.16%
Socialist Eli Bourdon 278 0.16%
Communist Elba K. Chase 244 0.14%
Majority 2,462
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Guide to U.S. elections - CQ Press, Congressional Quarterly, inc. CQ Press. 2005. ISBN 9781568029818. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  2. ^ Kalb, Deborah (24 December 2015). Guide to U.S. Elections. ISBN 9781483380353. Retrieved 2020-06-07.