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Parents > United States > Vermont > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 01, 1912 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open September 03, 1912 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Close September 03, 1912 - 12:00pm Central
Term Start October 03, 1912 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1915 - 12:00pm
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifiedRBH May 19, 2011 02:04pm
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Description Allen M Fletcher fell 6,183 votes short of a majority in the General Election of 1912. The joint assembly convened on October 2 to hear the report of the canvassing committee and, in the case of the office of Governor, to vote by joint ballot for the three candidates who received the greatest number of votes. On the first ballot, when the ballots were taken and counted, the result was as follows:

Total votes cast: 271
Percent: 100

Necessary for election: 136
50 plus 1 vote

Allen Fletcher had: 163
60.1%

Harlan Howe had: 76
28.0%

Frazer Metzer had: 32
11.8%


Allen Fletcher was declared to be the Governor of the State of Vermont for the two years next ensuing.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won09/06/1910
NameJohn Abner Mead Votes35,263 (64.20%)
Term10/03/1910 - 10/03/1912 Margin17,838 (+32.48%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won11/03/1914
NameCharles Winslow Gates Votes36,972 (59.51%)
Term01/03/1915 - 01/03/1917 Margin20,781 (+33.45%)
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Name Allen Miller Fletcher Harland Bradley Howe Fraser Metzger Clement F. Smith Frederick W. Suitor Scattering  
PartyRepublican Democratic Progressive Prohibition Socialist  
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Uncertified Votes 26,237 (40.47%) 20,001 (30.85%) 15,629 (24.10%) 1,735 (2.68%) 1,210 (1.87%) 27 (0.04%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -6,236 (-9.62%) -10,608 (-16.36%) -24,502 (-37.79%) -25,027 (-38.60%) -26,210 (-40.42%)  
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