1900 Florida gubernatorial election

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Nominee William Sherman Jennings Matthew B. MacFarlane
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 29,251 6,238
Percentage 80.98% 17.27%

Governor before election

William D. Bloxham
Democratic

Elected Governor

William Sherman Jennings
Democratic

The 1900 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1900. Democratic nominee William Sherman Jennings defeated Republican nominee Matthew B. MacFarlane with 80.98% of the vote.

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1900 Florida gubernatorial election[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William Sherman Jennings 29,251 80.98%
Republican Matthew B. MacFarlane 6,238 17.27%
Populist A.M. Morton 631 1.75%
Majority 23,013
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Macfarlane Park - West Tampa - Page 2". www.tampapix.com. Retrieved 2021-06-02.
  2. ^ Cutler, Harry (1823). History of Florida: Past and Present, Historical and Biographical. Vol. 3. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 68. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  3. ^ The World Almanac and Book of Facts. Vol. 1902. Press Publishing Company. 1902. p. 399. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  4. ^ "Tampa City Council Members: 1849-2021". City of Tampa. May 6, 2021. Archived from the original on 2021-06-02. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  5. ^ McGovern, Bernie. Florida Almanac 2007-2008. ISBN 9781455604418. Retrieved 2020-08-12.