1876 Florida gubernatorial election

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Florida Governor George Franklin Drew.jpg
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Nominee George F. Drew Marcellus L. Stearns
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 24,613 24,116
Percentage 50.51% 49.49%

Governor before election

Marcellus L. Stearns
Republican

Elected Governor

George F. Drew
Democratic

The 1876 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1876. Democratic nominee George F. Drew narrowly defeated Republican incumbent Marcellus L. Stearns with 50.51% of the vote.[1][2]

General election

Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

1876 Florida gubernatorial election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic George F. Drew 24,613 50.51%
Republican Marcellus L. Stearns 24,116 49.49%

References

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - FL Governor Race - Nov 07, 1876". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 2021-07-18.
  2. ^ Bernie, McGovern (2007). Florida Almanac 2007-2008. Pelican Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4556-0441-8.