The election for this seat was for a six-year term.
Commissioner Jacobson was reelected to a fourth term. This was the first election for Railroad or Railroad and Warehouse Commissioner without a Democrat on the ballot.
Vollom was general manager of the Garden Valley Telephone Company from Erksine. He was a Prohibition nominee for HD 62 in 1908, 1910, and 1912, nominee for SD 66 in 1918 and 1940, Republican candidate for Secretary of State in 1920, Farmer-Labor candidate for Governor in 1924, and nominee for HD 66 in 1942.