1892 Montana gubernatorial election

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Nominee John E. Rickards Timothy E. Collins William Kennedy
Party Republican Democratic Populist
Popular vote 18,187 17,650 7,794
Percentage 41.17% 39.96% 17.64%

Governor before election

Joseph K. Toole
Democratic

Elected Governor

John E. Rickards
Republican

The 1892 Montana gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1892.

Republican nominee John E. Rickards defeated Democratic nominee Timothy E. Collins and Populist nominee William Kennedy with 41.17% of the vote.

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1892 Montana gubernatorial election[4][5][6][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John E. Rickards 18,187 41.17%
Democratic Timothy E. Collins 17,650 39.96%
Populist William Kennedy 7,794 17.64%
Prohibition J. M. Waters 543 1.23%
Majority 537 1.21%
Turnout 44,174 100.00%
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

References

  1. ^ "Timothy Edward Collins (1844-1908) - Find a Grave".
  2. ^ Berman, David R. (2007). Radicalism in the mountain West, 1890-1920: socialists, populists, miners, and Wobblies. Boulder, Colorado: University Press of Colorado. p. 62. ISBN 978-0-87081-884-4.
  3. ^ Lang, William L. (April 1983). "One Path to Populism: Will Kennedy and the People's Party of Montana". The Pacific Northwest Quarterly. 74 (2): 77–87. JSTOR 40490772. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
  4. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 63.
  5. ^ "MT Governor, 1892". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
  6. ^ Dubin 2010, p. 17.
  7. ^ Glashan 1979, pp. 180–181.

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