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1912 Florida gubernatorial election

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1912 Florida gubernatorial election

← 1908 November 5, 1912 1916 →
 
Nominee Park Trammell Thomas W. Cox William R. O'Neal
Party Democratic Socialist Republican
Popular vote 38,977 3,467 2,646
Percentage 80.42% 7.15% 5.46%

Governor before election

Albert W. Gilchrist
Democratic

Elected Governor

Park Trammell
Democratic

The 1912 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1912. Incumbent Governor Albert W. Gilchrist was term-limited. Democratic nominee Park Trammell was elected with 80.42% of the vote.

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Democratic primary

Primary elections were held on April 30, 1912. The Democratic State Committee canvassed the results on May 9.

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1][2][3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Park Trammell 27,111 44.11
Democratic William Hall Milton 12,409 20.19
Democratic John W. Watson 10,760 17.51
Democratic Cromwell Gibbons 10,306 16.77
Democratic Edward Manly Semple 878 1.43
Total votes 61,464 100.00

Run-off

A run-off between the top two candidates was scheduled for May 28. However, on May 10, Milton withdrew, leaving Trammell the nominee.[4][5]

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