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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1856 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 02, 1856 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 02, 1856 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start May 06, 1856 - 12:00pm
Term End May 06, 1857 - 12:00pm
Turnout 17.99% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH February 05, 2013 06:53pm
Data SourcesUnited States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860 The Official Results by State and County Michael J. Dubin
Description No candidate having received the required majority of the vote, the legislature elected Minor Governor.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyAmerican Won04/04/1855
NameWilliam T. Minor Votes28,080 (43.51%)
Term05/06/1855 - 05/06/1856 Margin788 (+1.22%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won04/01/1857
NameAlexander H. Holley Votes31,709 (50.44%)
Term05/06/1857 - 05/05/1858 Margin553 (+0.88%)
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Name (I) Gov. William T. Minor Rep. Samuel Ingham Gideon Welles Rep. John A. Rockwell  
PartyAmerican Democratic Republican Whig  
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Uncertified Votes26,008 (38.99%) 32,704 (49.02%) 6,740 (10.10%) 1,258 (1.89%)  
Margin-6,696 (-10.04%) 0 (0.00%) -25,964 (-38.92%) -31,446 (-47.14%)  
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