1916 Washington Gubernatorial Election
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1916 Washington Gubernatorial Election
1916 Washington gubernatorial election

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Nominee Ernest Lister Henry McBride L. E. Katterfeld
Party Democratic Republican Socialist
Popular vote 181,645 167,809 21,167
Percentage 48.1% 44.4% 5.6%

1916 Washington gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Lister:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%
McBride:      40-50%      50-60%

Governor before election

Ernest Lister
Democratic

Elected Governor

Ernest Lister
Democratic

The 1916 Washington gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1916. Incumbent Democrat Ernest Lister defeated Republican nominee Henry McBride with 48.10% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on September 12, 1916.[1]

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ernest Lister (incumbent) 28,620
Democratic William Edwin Cass 3,794
Total votes

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry McBride 79,124
Republican Roland H. Hartley 68,238
Republican W. J. Sutton 51,389
Republican George A. Lee 48,553
Republican Robert T. Hodge 43,589
Republican James McNeely 41,285
Republican John G. Lewis 21,012
Republican J. E. Frost 20,047
Total votes

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

  • Ernest Lister, Democratic
  • Henry McBride, Republican

Other candidates

  • L. E. Katterfeld, Socialist
  • August B.L. Gellerman, Prohibition
  • James Bradford, Progressive
  • James E. Riordan, Socialist Labor

Results

1916 Washington gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Ernest Lister (incumbent) 181,645 48.10%
Republican Henry McBride 167,809 44.44%
Socialist L. E. Katterfeld 21,167 5.61%
Prohibition August B.L. Gellerman 3,514 0.93%
Progressive James Bradford 2,894 0.77%
Socialist Labor James E. Riordan 623 0.17%
Majority 13,836
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Elections Search Results: September 1916 Primary". Washington Secretary of State. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Elections Search Results: November 1916 General". Washington Secretary of State. Retrieved 2020.

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