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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1888 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1888 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1888 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 14, 1889 - 12:00pm
Term End January 10, 1893 - 12:00pm
Turnout 23.67% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last Modifiedev July 29, 2007 11:47pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1884
NameRichard James Oglesby Votes334,234 (49.64%)
Term01/30/1885 - 01/14/1889 Margin14,599 (+2.17%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1892
NameJohn Peter Altgeld Votes425,558 (48.74%)
Term01/10/1893 - 01/11/1897 Margin22,872 (+2.62%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 03, 1888 IL Governor-R Convention Joseph W. Fifer
R 834
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Name Joseph W. Fifer Gov. John McAuley Palmer David H. Harts Willis W. Jones  
PartyRepublican Democratic Prohibition Union Labor  
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Uncertified Votes367,860 (50.50%) 335,313 (46.03%) 18,874 (2.59%) 6,394 (0.88%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -32,547 (-4.47%) -348,986 (-47.91%) -361,466 (-49.62%)  
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