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1932 Florida gubernatorial election

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1932 Florida gubernatorial election

← 1928 November 8, 1932 1936 →
 
Nominee David Sholtz W.J. Howey
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 186,270 93,323
Percentage 66.62% 33.38%

Governor before election

Doyle E. Carlton
Democratic

Elected Governor

David Sholtz
Democratic

The 1932 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1932. Democratic nominee David Sholtz defeated Republican nominee W.J. Howey with 66.62% of the vote.

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Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 7, 1932.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John W. Martin 66,940 24.19
Democratic David Sholtz 55,406 20.02
Democratic Cary A. Hardee 50,427 18.22
Democratic Stafford Caldwell 44,938 16.24
Democratic Charles W. Durrance 36,291 13.12
Democratic T. S. Hart 9,525 3.44
Democratic Arthur Gomez 9,244 3.34
Democratic J. Thomas Watson 3,949 1.43
Total votes 276,720 100.00
Democratic primary runoff results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Sholtz 173,540 62.80
Democratic John W. Martin 102,805 37.20
Total votes 276,345 100.00