1836 New York gubernatorial election

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New York gubernatorial election, 1836

← 1834 November 7-November 9, 1836 1838 →
  William L. Marcy - Brady-Handy.jpg Jesse Buel.jpg
Nominee William L. Marcy Jesse Buel
Party Democratic Whig
Running mate John Tracy Gamaliel H. Barstow
Popular vote 166,122 136,648
Percentage 54.2% 44.6%

Governor before election

William L. Marcy

Elected Governor

William L. Marcy

The 1836 New York gubernatorial election was held from November 7 to 9, 1836, to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New York.


1836 General election results
Governor candidate Running Mate Party Popular Vote
William L. Marcy John Tracy Democratic 166,122 (54.24%)
Jesse Buel Gamaliel H. Barstow Whig 136,648 (44.62%)
Isaac S. Smith Moses Jacques Locofocos 3,496 (1.14%)