1811 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election

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Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1811

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Nominee Simon Snyder William Tilghman
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Popular vote 52,319 3,609
Percentage 90.8% 6.3%

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County Results

Findlay:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%      90-100%

Unknown/No Vote:      

Governor before election

Simon Snyder
Democratic-Republican

Elected Governor

Simon Snyder
Democratic-Republican

The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1811 occurred on November 5, 1811. Incumbent Democratic-Republican governor Simon Snyder won re-election over Federalist candidate William Tilghman, the Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, by a wide margin. Two of the major policy goals on which Snyder campaigned were increasing spending for infrastructural upgrades and authorizing the transfer of governmental operations from Lancaster to Harrisburg.[1]

Results[edit]

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1811[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Simon Snyder 52,319 90.83
Federalist William Tilghman 3,609 6.27
N/A Others 1,675 2.91
Total votes 57,603 100.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Election Returns 1811". Journal of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 3 July 2012.
  2. ^ "PA Governor General Election". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 3 July 2012.