1896 Florida gubernatorial election

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Nominee William D. Bloxham E. R. Gunby W. A. Wicks
Party Democratic Republican People's
Popular vote 27,171 8,290 5,370
Percentage 66.55% 20.30% 13.15%

Governor before election

Henry L. Mitchell
Democratic

Elected Governor

William D. Bloxham
Democratic

The 1896 Florida gubernatorial election was held on October 6, 1896.[1] Democratic nominee William D. Bloxham defeated Republican nominee E. R. Gunby with 66.55% of the vote.

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1896 Florida gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William D. Bloxham 27,171 66.55%
Republican E. R. Gunby 8,290 20.30%
People's W. A. Wicks 5,370 13.15%
Majority 18,881
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Jno. L. Crawford, Secretary of State (1896). Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida, for the Period Beginning Jan. 1, 1895, and ending Dec. 31, 1896 (PDF). Tallahassee, Fla.: Floridian Printing Company. p. 8.
  2. ^ McGovern, Bernie. Florida Almanac 2007-2008. ISBN 9781455604418. Retrieved 2020-08-19.