New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1931

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1931

← 1928 November 3, 1931 1934 →

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Nominee A. Harry Moore David Baird Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 735,504 505,451
Percentage 57.8% 39.7%

Governor before election

Morgan Foster Larson
Republican

Elected Governor

A. Harry Moore
Democratic

The 1931 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1931. Democratic nominee A. Harry Moore defeated Republican nominee David Baird Jr. with 57.82% of the vote.

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

  • A. Harry Moore, Democratic
  • David Baird Jr., Republican

Other candidates

  • Edmund R. Halsey, Independent
  • Owen M. Bruner, Prohibition Party
  • Herman F. Niessner, Socialist
  • John J. Ballam, Communist
  • John C. Butterworth, Socialist Labor Party of America
  • John A. Kelly, Taxpayers

Results

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1931[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic A. Harry Moore 735,504 57.82%
Republican David Baird Jr. 505,451 39.74%
Independent Edmund R. Halsey 13,474 1.06%
Prohibition Owen M. Bruner 8,101 0.64%
Socialist Herman F. Niessner 5,247 0.41%
Communist John J. Ballam 1,753 0.14%
Socialist Labor John C. Butterworth 1,553 0.12%
Independent John A. Kelly 951 0.08%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Votes Cast for the Office of Governor of the State of New Jersey" (PDF). Secretary of State of New Jersey. 1931. Retrieved September 3, 2015.
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