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ELECTION INFORMATION

Container

Governor

Race Type

Primary Election

Filing Deadline

6/1/1938 5:00 pm

Polls Open

9/12/1938 6:00 am

Polls Close

9/12/1938 8:00 pm

Term Starts

12/31/1938 12:00 pm

Term Ends

12/31/1942 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 8/17/2004, Updated 8/17/2004

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

 

Election date

11/6/1934

Term

1935-1939

Winner

Harry Whinna Nice

Party

Republican

Votes

253,813

Percent

49.52%


NEXT ELECTION

 

Election date

11/8/1938

Term

1939-1943

Winner

Herbert R. O'Conor

Party

Democratic

Votes

308,372

Percent

54.62%


NARRATIVE


DEBATES

EVENTS

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS

Title

Candidate

Against Candidate

Category

Ad Tone

Video Start Date

 

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline


DISCUSSION

MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Attorney General Herbert R. O'Conor
(Democratic)

147,613
43.32%

 

Mayor Howard W. Jackson
(Democratic)

135,244
39.69%

 

 

Comptroller William S. Gordy, Jr.
(Democratic)

34,337
10.08%

 

 

Lansdale G. Sasscer
(Democratic)

23,587
6.92%

 

Source for election returns: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000159/html/am159--302.html


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