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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1836 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 04, 1836 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 04, 1836 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start December 31, 1836 - 12:00pm
Term End December 29, 1838 - 12:00pm
Turnout 9.05% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler December 15, 2006 08:58pm
Data SourcesOfficial county returns in the State Archives. The state vote was certified before all counties had reported; the certified totals were Dudley 33,993 to Spaight 29,950.
Description After the adoption of a new state constutition in 1836, Governors were elected by the people. This was the first such election, and the incumbent Governor was defeated by the new Whig Party.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/23/1835
NameRichard D. Spaight Jr. Votes103 (53.09%)
Term12/10/1835 - 12/31/1836 Margin17 (+8.76%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won08/02/1838
NameEdward B. Dudley Votes38,119 (64.15%)
Term12/29/1838 - 01/01/1841 Margin16,964 (+28.55%)
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Name Rep. Edward B. Dudley (I) Gov. Richard D. Spaight Jr. (W) Others  
PartyWhig Democratic Other  
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Certified Votes35,791 (53.57%) 31,018 (46.42%) 9 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -4,773 (-7.14%) -35,782 (-53.55%)  
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