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Parents > United States > Ohio > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline July 01, 1855 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open July 13, 1855 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close July 13, 1855 - 11:00am Central
Term Start January 14, 1856 - 12:10pm
Term End January 11, 1858 - 12:15pm
Turnout 0.02% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler May 21, 2007 06:32pm
Data SourcesJoseph Patterson Smith, History of the Republican Party in Ohio (1898), p. 36.
Description The Republican State Convention was held in Columbus on the anniversary of the date of the passage of the Northwest Ordinance. Salmon P. Chase was nominated for Governor on the first ballot as shown here.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won10/11/1853
NameWilliam Medill Votes147,663 (52.02%)
Term01/09/1854 - 01/14/1856 Margin61,806 (+21.77%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won10/09/1855
NameSalmon P. Chase Votes146,770 (48.59%)
Term01/14/1856 - 01/11/1858 Margin15,751 (+5.21%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceOH Governor 10/09/1855
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Name Sen. Salmon P. Chase Joseph R. Swan Hiram Griswold  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican  
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Certified Votes225 (60.98%) 102 (27.64%) 42 (11.38%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -123 (-33.33%) -183 (-49.59%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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