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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1896 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1896 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1896 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 11, 1897 - 12:00pm
Term End January 14, 1901 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.39% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last Modifiedev August 03, 2017 02:37am
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1892
NameJohn Peter Altgeld Votes425,558 (48.74%)
Term01/10/1893 - 01/11/1897 Margin22,872 (+2.62%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1900
NameRichard Yates, Jr. Votes580,199 (51.49%)
Term01/14/1901 - 01/09/1905 Margin61,233 (+5.43%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 30, 1896 IL Governor-R Convention John R. Tanner
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Name Treasurer John R. Tanner (I) Gov. John Peter Altgeld George Washington Gere Rep. William St. John Forman Charles A. Baustian Rev. Isaac W. Higgs (W) Write-In
PartyRepublican Democratic Prohibition Independent Democrat Socialist Labor National Nonpartisan
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Uncertified Votes587,637 (54.10%) 474,256 (43.66%) 14,559 (1.34%) 8,102 (0.75%) 985 (0.09%) 723 (0.07%) 10 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -113,381 (-10.44%) -573,078 (-52.76%) -579,535 (-53.35%) -586,652 (-54.01%) -586,914 (-54.03%) -587,627 (-54.10%)
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