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1880 Florida gubernatorial election

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Florida Governor William Bloxham.jpg
Simon Barclay Conover - Brady-Handy.jpg
Nominee William D. Bloxham Simon B. Conover
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 28,372 23,307
Percentage 54.90% 45.10%

Governor before election

George Franklin Drew
Democratic

Elected Governor

William D. Bloxham
Democratic

The 1880 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1880. Democratic nominee William D. Bloxham easily defeated Republican nominee Simon B. Conover with 54.90% of the vote.[1][2]

General election

Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

1880 Florida gubernatorial election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William D. Bloxham 28,372 54.90%
Republican Simon B. Conover 23,307 45.10%

References

  1. ^ Bernie, McGovern (2007). Florida Almanac 2007-2008. Pelican Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4556-0441-8.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - FL Governor Race - Nov 02, 1880". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 2021-07-18.