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ELECTION INFORMATION

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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

Click here for a table of all races for this office


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

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Headline


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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