1888 Florida gubernatorial election

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Nominee Francis P. Fleming V. J. Shipman
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 40,195 26,385
Percentage 60.37% 39.63%

Governor before election

Edward A. Perry
Democratic

Elected Governor

Francis P. Fleming
Democratic

The 1888 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1888. Democratic nominee Francis P. Fleming defeated Republican nominee V. J. Shipman with 60.37% of the vote.

General election

Candidates

Results

1888 Florida gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Francis P. Fleming 40,195 60.37%
Republican V. J. Shipman 26,385 39.63%
Majority 13,810
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ McGovern, Bernie. Florida Almanac 2007-2008. ISBN 9781455604418. Retrieved 2020-10-12.