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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1856 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 04, 1856 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1856 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 12, 1857 - 12:00pm
Term End March 21, 1860 - 12:00pm
Turnout 27.87% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last Modifiedev December 13, 2008 12:20am
Data SourcesUnited States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860 The Official results by State and County Michael J. Dubin
Description Gov. Bissell died March 21, 1860.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1852
NameJoel Aldrich Matteson Votes80,789 (52.39%)
Term01/10/1853 - 01/12/1857 Margin16,381 (+10.62%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won03/21/1860
NameJohn Wood Votes1 (100.00%)
Term03/21/1860 - 01/14/1861 Margin1 (+100.00%)
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Name Rep. William H. Bissell Rep. William Alexander Richardson Mayor Buckner Stithe Morris  
PartyRepublican Democratic American  
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Uncertified Votes111,466 (46.97%) 106,769 (44.99%) 19,088 (8.04%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -4,697 (-1.98%) -92,378 (-38.93%)  
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