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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1920 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1920 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1920 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1921 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1925 - 12:00pm
Turnout 34.97% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH May 22, 2009 06:48pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1916
NameJohn Jacob Cornwell Votes143,324 (49.54%)
Term03/04/1917 - 03/04/1921 Margin2,766 (+0.96%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1924
NameHoward Mason Gore Votes302,987 (52.97%)
Term03/04/1925 - 03/04/1929 Margin41,141 (+7.19%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 25, 1920 WV Governor - R Primary Ephraim Franklin Morgan R 135,353
May 25, 1920 WV Governor - D Primary Arthur B. Koontz D 58,697
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Name Ephraim Franklin Morgan Arthur B. Koontz S. B. Montgomery D. M. S. Holt  
PartyRepublican Democratic Nonpartisan Socialist  
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Uncertified Votes242,237 (47.32%) 185,662 (36.27%) 81,330 (15.89%) 2,695 (0.53%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -56,575 (-11.05%) -160,907 (-31.43%) -239,542 (-46.79%)  
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