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1914 South Carolina gubernatorial election

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1914 South Carolina Democratic gubernatorial primary

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Richard Irvine Manning III circa 1915.jpg
John Gardiner Richards, Jr..jpg
Candidate Richard Irvine Manning III John Gardiner Richards Jr.
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 73,969 45,099
Percentage 62.1% 37.9%

Governor of South Carolina before election

Cole Blease

Elected Governor of South Carolina

Richard Manning III

The 1914 South Carolina gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1914, to select the governor of the state of South Carolina. Richard Irvine Manning III emerged from the crowded Democratic primary to win in the runoff and won the general election to become the 92nd governor of South Carolina.

Democratic primary

The South Carolina Democratic Party held their primary for governor on August 25 and progressive reformer Richard Irvine Manning III emerged as the winner in a crowded field. He garnered the support from the candidates eliminated in the runoff election and was able to score a decisive victory over John Gardiner Richards, Jr., the candidate favored by former governor Coleman Livingston Blease, on September 8.

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
John Gardiner Richards, Jr. 26,801 20.5
Richard Irvine Manning III 25,397 19.5
Robert Archer Cooper 25,053 19.2
John G. Clinkscales 17,126 13.1
William C. Irby, Jr. 14,652 11.2
Mendel L. Smith 9,905 7.6
Charles Aurelius Smith 5,842 4.5
Charles Carroll Sims 2,773 2.1
Lowndes J. Browning 1,513 1.2
John T. Duncan 793 0.6
John B. Adger Mullally 665 0.5
Democratic Primary Runoff
Candidate Votes % ±%
Richard Irvine Manning III 73,969 62.1 +42.6
John Gardiner Richards, Jr. 45,099 37.9 +17.4

General election

The general election was held on November 3, 1914, and Richard Irvine Manning III was elected the next governor of South Carolina. Being a non-presidential election and few contested races, turnout was much less than the previous gubernatorial election.

South Carolina Gubernatorial Election, 1914
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Richard Irvine Manning III 34,606 99.8 +0.3
Socialist R.B. Britton 83 0.2 -0.3
Majority 34,523 99.6 +0.6
Turnout 34,689
Democratic hold
  65+% won by Manning

See also


  • Lander, Jr., Ernest McPherson (1970). A History of South Carolina, 1865-1960. University of South Carolina Press. p. 53. ISBN 0-87249-169-2.
  • Jordan, Frank E. The Primary State: A History of the Democratic Party in South Carolina, 1876-1962. pp. 30–31.
  • "Report of the Secretary of State to the General Assembly of South Carolina. Part II." Reports and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina. Volume IV. Columbia, SC: 1915, p. 339.
  • "State Committee Declares Results". The News and Courier. 2 September 1914. p. 2.
  • "Manning's Majority 28,870". The News and Courier. 15 September 1914. p. 1.

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