1925 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1925

← 1922 November 3, 1925 1928 →
  Arthur Harry Moore circa 1926.png Arthur Whitney.jpg
Nominee A. Harry Moore Arthur Whitney
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 471,549 433,121
Percentage 51.9% 47.6%

Governor before election

George Sebastian Silzer

Elected Governor

A. Harry Moore

The 1925 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1925. Democratic nominee A. Harry Moore defeated Republican nominee Arthur Whitney with 51.87% of the vote.

General election


Major party candidates

  • A. Harry Moore, Democratic
  • Arthur Whitney, Republican

Other candidates

  • Leo M. Harkins, Socialist
  • Eugene A. Smith, Prohibition Party
  • John C. Butterworth, Socialist Labor Party of America
  • George Perlman, Workers
  • Joseph Ferguson, Commonwealth Land


New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1925[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic A. Harry Moore 471,549 51.87%
Republican Arthur Whitney 433,121 47.64%
Socialist Leo M. Harkins 1,956 0.22%
Prohibition Eugene A. Smith 1,198 0.13%
Socialist Labor John C. Butterworth 594 0.07%
Independent George Perlman 591 0.07%
Independent Joseph Ferguson 153 0.02%
Democratic hold Swing


  1. ^ "Votes Cast for the Office of Governor of the State of New Jersey" (PDF). Secretary of State of New Jersey. 1925. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
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