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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1852 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 02, 1852 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1852 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 10, 1853 - 12:00pm
Term End January 12, 1857 - 12:00pm
Turnout 18.11% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last Modifiedev December 13, 2008 12:19am
Data SourcesUnited States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860 The Official results by State and County Michael J. Dubin
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/01/1848
NameAugustus Caeser French Votes67,828 (86.76%)
Term01/08/1849 - 01/10/1853 Margin62,169 (+79.52%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1856
NameWilliam H. Bissell Votes111,466 (46.97%)
Term01/12/1857 - 03/21/1860 Margin4,697 (+1.98%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 19, 1852 IL Governor-D Convention Joel Aldrich Matteson
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Name Joel Aldrich Matteson Edwin B. Webb D. A. Knowlton  
PartyDemocratic Whig Free Soil  
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Uncertified Votes80,789 (52.39%) 64,408 (41.76%) 9,024 (5.85%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -16,381 (-10.62%) -71,765 (-46.53%)  
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