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1928 Florida gubernatorial election

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1928 Florida gubernatorial election

← 1924 November 6, 1928 1932 →
 
Nominee Doyle E. Carlton W.J. Howey
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 148,455 95,018
Percentage 60.97% 39.03%

Governor before election

John W. Martin
Democratic

Elected Governor

Doyle E. Carlton
Democratic

The 1928 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1928. Democratic nominee Doyle E. Carlton defeated Republican nominee W.J. Howey with 60.97% of the vote.

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Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 5, 1928.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Doyle E. Carlton 77,569 30.42
Democratic Sidney Johnston Catts 68,984 27.06
Democratic Fons A. Hathaway 67,849 26.61
Democratic John S. Taylor 37,304 14.63
Democratic J. M. Carson 3,271 1.28
Total votes 254,977 100.00