1922 Nebraska gubernatorial election

The 1922 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1922, and featured former Mayor of Lincoln Charles W. Bryan, a Democrat, defeating Republican nominee, state Senator Charles H. Randall.

Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1922

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Nominee Charles W. Bryan Charles H. Randall
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 214,070 163,735
Percentage 54.6% 42.0%

Governor before election

Samuel R. McKelvie
Republican

Elected Governor

Charles W. Bryan
Democratic

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles W. Bryan 28,244 35.80
Democratic Dan B. Butler 24,555 31.12
Democratic John N. Norton 19,615 24.86
Democratic Will M. Maupin 6,414 8.13
Democratic Write-in 66 0.08

Progressive primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Progressive primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive John N. Norton 4,048 52.67
Progressive W. J. Taylor 3,624 47.15
Progressive Write-in 14 0.18

NominationEdit

In spite of the primary results, the Nebraska Progressive Party nominated farmer and stockman Harry C. Parmenter on its ticket for Governor.[4]

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles H. Randall 49,561 41.65
Republican Adam McMullen 48,734 40.95
Republican Albert H. Byrum 12,106 10.17
Republican George W. Sterling 8,551 7.19
Republican Write-in 51 0.04

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1922[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles W. Bryan 214,070 54.62%
Republican Charles H. Randall 163,735 41.95%
Progressive Harry C. Parmenter 13,435 3.43%
Write-in Others 3 >0.01%
Total votes 391,243 100.0%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gaster, Patricia. "Nebraska Newspaperman Will M. Maupin" (PDF). nebraskahistory.org. Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Darius M. Amsberry. "Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board Primary Election July 18, 1922" (PDF). Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  3. ^ Addison E. Sheldon. "Nebraska Blue Book and Historical Register 1918". p. viii. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "The Locomotive Engineers Journal for October, 1922". p. 749. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  5. ^ "The Nebraska Blue Book 1922". p. 215. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "The Nebraska Blue Book 1922". p. 212. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  7. ^ Charles W. Pool. "Tabulated Report of the General Election held Nov. 7, 1922 – Also Total Vote by Counties of 1920" (PDF). Retrieved October 9, 2017.