Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1930

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1930
November 4, 1930 (1930-11-04)

Candidate Gifford Pinchot John M. Hemphill
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,068,874 1,010,204
Percentage 50.77% 47.98%

Governor before election

John Fisher

Elected Governor

Gifford Pinchot

The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1930 occurred on November 4, 1930. Incumbent Republican governor John Stuchell Fisher was not a candidate for re-election. Republican candidate and former governor Gifford Pinchot defeated Democratic candidate John M. Hemphill to win a second, non-consecutive term as Governor of Pennsylvania.


Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1930[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gifford Pinchot 1,068,874 50.77
Democratic John M. Hemphill 1,010,204 47.98
Socialist James H. Maurer 21,036 1.00
Communist Frank Mozer 5,267 0.25
N/A Others 64 0.00
Totals 2,105,381 100.00%


  1. "Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Election Returns 1930". Wilkes University. Retrieved 20 December 2012.

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