|Elections in Florida|
The 1896 Florida gubernatorial election was held on October 6, 1896. Democratic nominee William D. Bloxham defeated Republican nominee E. R. Gunby with 66.55% of the vote.
Major party candidates
|Democratic||William D. Bloxham||27,171||66.55%|
|Republican||E. R. Gunby||8,290||20.30%|
|Populist||W. A. Wicks||5,370||13.15%|