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  Denver Mayor
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Parents > United States > Colorado > Counties > Denver > Denver > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 31, 1916 - 06:00pm Central
Polls Open May 09, 1916 - 08:00am Central
Polls Close May 09, 1916 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start May 17, 1916 - 12:00pm
Term End May 14, 1918 - 12:00pm
ContributorBrentinCO
Last ModifiedBrentinCO January 12, 2020 07:45pm
Data SourcesDaily Journal (Telluride), May 10, 1916
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Description Election to change city charter and name Speer mayor under the proposed city charter he championed.

A vote for Robert Speer changed the city charter.

Campaign ad with sample ballot. [Link]

*** RACE UNDER FURTHER RESEARCH TO PROPERLY IDENTIFY THE CERTIFIED RESULTS AND CANDIDATES ***

Term end due to death in office.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won06/07/1915
NameWilliam H. Sharpley Votes5 (100.00%)
Term06/07/1915 - 05/17/1916 Margin5 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won05/14/1918
NameWilliam F.R. Mills Votes1 (100.00%)
Term05/14/1918 - 06/01/1919 Margin1 (+100.00%)
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CO Counties 1930-01-01 - 1941-12-11 MAP

CANDIDATES
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Name Mayor Robert W. Speer Against St. Sen. William W. Booth  
PartyDemocratic Nonpartisan Republican  
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Uncertified Votes30,983 (52.44%) 22,148 (37.48%) 5,956 (10.08%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,835 (-14.95%) -25,027 (-42.36%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
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Entry Date 05/17/1916 03/31/1916 03/31/1916  
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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 20, 1916 07:00pm News Speer Again in Control of Denver; Appoints Nonpartisan Officers  Article BrentinCO 
May 10, 1916 07:00pm News Former mayor wins in Denver Election and Commission Government is Overthrown—Gets 9 , 000 Majority in Big Vote-Will Take Office in Week and Begin New System of City Government   Article BrentinCO 

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