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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1845 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 10, 1845 - 08:00am Central
Polls Close November 10, 1845 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 11, 1846 - 12:00pm
Term End January 11, 1847 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.36% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker May 26, 2005 10:11pm
Data SourcesUnited States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860 The Official Results by State and County Michael J. Dubin

American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
Description No candidate having received the required majority of the vote, the Legislature elected Briggs Governor.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won11/11/1844
NameGeorge Nixon Briggs Votes69,570 (51.83%)
Term01/11/1845 - 01/11/1846 Margin14,856 (+11.07%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won11/09/1846
NameGeorge Nixon Briggs Votes54,813 (53.78%)
Term01/11/1847 - 01/11/1848 Margin21,614 (+21.21%)
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Name (I) Gov. George Nixon Briggs Isaac Davis Samuel Sewall Rep. Henry Shaw Scattering  
PartyWhig Democratic Liberty American  
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Uncertified Votes51,638 (48.75%) 37,427 (35.33%) 8,316 (7.85%) 8,089 (7.64%) 454 (0.43%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -14,211 (-13.42%) -43,322 (-40.90%) -43,549 (-41.11%) -51,184 (-48.32%)  
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