1916 State Auditor General Election Results - New Mexico
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  State Auditor
Popular Vote
William G. SargentRepublican 32,615 48.86%
Miguel A. OteroDemocratic 32,050 48.01%
F. FrostSocialist 2,093 3.14%
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  1916 New Mexico County Map of General Election Results for State Auditor  
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Election Notes:
  • In addition to the regular county vote, the "Absent Railroad Vote" was 153 for Otero, 23 for Sargent, and 2 for Frost. The 1917 Blue Book lists these votes by county but that table only lists 1 vote for Frost, so clearly there is a disconnect there.
Demographic Data

1920 Population:360,350Enum.1920 Population Density:1.1persons/km2
1910 Population:327,301Enum.1910 Population Density:1.0persons/km2
Land Area (2000):314,309km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Mexico Secretary of State, "For State Auditor," Tabular Statement of the aggregate vote cast in the State of New Mexico (Santa Fe, 1916)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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