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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type Succession
Filing Deadline March 21, 1860 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open March 21, 1860 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close March 21, 1860 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 21, 1860 - 12:00pm
Term End January 14, 1861 - 12:00pm
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Last Modifiedev February 15, 2011 07:12pm
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Description Lt. Gov. John Wood became governor upon the death of Gov. Bissell.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1856
NameWilliam H. Bissell Votes111,466 (46.97%)
Term01/12/1857 - 03/21/1860 Margin4,697 (+1.98%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1860
NameRichard Yates Votes172,196 (51.19%)
Term01/14/1861 - 01/16/1865 Margin12,943 (+3.85%)
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Name Lt. Gov. John Wood  
PartyRepublican  
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Margin0 (0.00%)  
Estimated Final2 (100.00%)  
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