1914 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1914

← 1913 November 3, 1914 (1914-11-03) 1915 →
Turnout13.61% Decrease 0.8
  David Ignatius Walsh.jpg Samuel Walker McCall circa 1920 (cropped).jpg Joseph H. Walker (Massachusetts speaker).png
Nominee David I. Walsh Samuel W. McCall Joseph Walker
Party Democratic Republican Progressive
Popular vote 210,442 198,627 32,145
Percentage 45.93% 43.35% 7.02%

Governor before election

David I. Walsh
Democratic

Elected Governor

David I. Walsh
Democratic

The Massachusetts gubernatorial election of 1914 took place on November 3, 1914. Democratic Governor David I. Walsh defeated the Republican, Samuel W. McCall, and the Progressive, Joseph Walker, and won reelection with 45.93% of the vote.

Democratic primary[edit]

Governor[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Governor Walsh was unopposed for re-nomination.

1914 Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Walsh 76,834 99.98%
Write-in All others 19 0.02%
Total votes 76,853 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Governor[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

McCall was unopposed for the Republican nomination.

1914 Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Samuel W. McCall 69,274 99.95%
Write-in All others 41 0.05%
Total votes 69,315 100.00%

Progressive primary[edit]

Governor[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Walker was unopposed for the nomination.

1914 Massachusetts Progressive gubernatorial primary[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Charles S. Bird 4,896 99.61%
Write-in All others 19 0.39%
Total votes 4,915 100.00%

Independents and other parties[edit]

Prohibition Party[edit]

  • Alfred H. Evans, nominee for Governor in 1913

Socialist Party[edit]

  • Samuel C. Roberts

Socialist Labour Party[edit]

  • Arthur Reimer, candidate for President of the United States in 1912 and Governor in 1913

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1914[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David I. Walsh 210,442 45.93%
Republican Samuel W. McCall 198,627 43.35%
Progressive Joseph Walker 32,145 7.02%
Socialist Samuel C. Roberts 9,520 2.08%
Prohibition Alfred H. Evans 5,264 1.15%
Socialist Labour Arthur Elmer Reimer 2,205 0.48%
Total votes 458,203 100%


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