1900 Florida gubernatorial election

← 1896 November 6, 1900 1904 →
 
Nominee William Sherman Jennings Matthew B. MacFarlane
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 29,251 6,238
Percentage 80.98% 17.27%

County Results
Jennings
  50–59%
  60–69%
  70–79%
  80–89%
  90–100%


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

Results by County

County[6] William S. Jennings
Democratic
Matthew B. MacFarlane
Republican
A. M. Morton
Populist
Total votes
# % # % # %
Alachua 1,367 80.27% 326 19.14% 10 0.59% 1,703
Baker 195 70.40% 76 27.44% 6 2.17% 277
Bradford 755 78.00% 181 18.70% 32 3.31% 968
Brevard 534 80.66% 120 18.13% 8 1.21% 662
Calhoun 195 72.76% 49 18.28% 24 8.96% 268
Citrus 408 94.23% 15 3.46% 10 2.31% 433
Clay 323 75.82% 89 20.89% 14 3.29% 426
Columbia 640 71.51% 244 27.26% 11 1.23% 895
Dade 970 69.04% 420 29.89% 15 1.07% 1,405
DeSoto 528 75.86% 145 20.83% 23 3.30% 696
Duval 2,061 79.85% 520 20.15% 0 0.00% 2,581
Escambia 1,566 84.24% 267 14.36% 26 1.40% 1,859
Franklin 232 62.03% 138 36.90% 4 1.07% 374
Gadsden 692 95.71% 30 4.15% 1 0.14% 723
Hamilton 334 78.22% 80 18.74% 13 3.04% 427
Hernando 249 90.88% 16 5.84% 9 3.28% 274
Hillsborough 2,367 81.65% 532 18.35% 0 0.00% 2,899
Holmes 372 84.74% 49 11.16% 18 4.10% 439
Jackson 928 82.78% 141 12.58% 52 4.64% 1,121
Jefferson 699 87.59% 95 11.90% 4 0.50% 798
Lafayette 329 93.47% 20 5.68% 3 0.85% 352
Lake 540 80.84% 125 18.71% 3 0.45% 668
Lee 306 86.44% 44 12.43% 4 1.13% 354
Leon 943 83.75% 178 15.81% 5 0.44% 1,126
Levy 429 86.49% 62 12.50% 5 1.01% 496
Liberty 132 88.59% 15 5.12% 2 1.34% 149
Madison 516 94.33% 28 5.12% 3 0.55% 547
Manatee 539 86.10% 76 12.14% 11 1.76% 626
Marion 1,128 84.18% 175 13.06% 37 2.76% 1,340
Monroe 745 71.22% 270 25.81% 31 2.96% 1,046
Nassau 412 75.46% 123 22.53% 11 2.01% 546
Orange 896 68.82% 389 29.88% 17 1.31% 1,302
Osceola 254 100.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 254
Pasco 505 90.34% 49 8.77% 5 0.89% 559
Polk 945 85.37% 150 13.55% 12 1.08% 1,107
Putnam 676 74.53% 225 24.81% 6 0.66% 907
Santa Rosa 626 92.19% 26 3.83% 27 3.98% 679
St. Johns 818 78.43% 201 19.27% 24 2.30% 1,043
Sumter 359 89.97% 34 8.52% 6 1.50% 399
Suwannee 642 84.58% 101 13.31% 16 2.11% 759
Taylor 287 78.42% 9 2.46% 70 19.13% 366
Volusia 776 75.27% 248 24.05% 7 0.68% 1,031
Wakulla 256 86.49% 39 13.18% 1 0.34% 296
Walton 383 80.63% 92 19.37% 0 0.00% 475
Washington 394 59.25% 226 33.98% 45 6.77% 665
Actual Totals 29,251 80.54% 6,438 17.73% 631 1.74% 36,320
Official Totals 29,251 80.98% 6,238 17.27% 631 1.75% 36,120

References

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  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 June 2, 2021. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  5. ^ McGovern, Bernie (2007). Florida Almanac 2007-2008. ISBN 9781455604418. Retrieved August 12, 2020.
  6. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2010). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1861-1911: The Official Results by State and County. McFarland. p. 99. ISBN 9780786447220.