1847 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1847

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  Daniel Haines (New Jersey).jpg William Wright (1794-1866).jpg
Nominee Daniel Haines William Wright
Party Democratic Whig
Popular vote 34,765 32,251
Percentage 51.88% 48.12%

1847 New Jersey gubernatorial election Results.png
Blue represents counties won by Daniel Haines and yellow represents counties won by William Wright

Governor before election

Charles C. Stratton

Elected Governor

Daniel Haines

The 1847 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1847. Democratic nominee Daniel Haines defeated Whig nominee William Wright with 51.88% of the vote.

General election[edit]


  • Daniel Haines, Democratic
  • William Wright, Whig


New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1847[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Daniel Haines 34,765 51.88%
Whig William Wright 32,251 48.12%
Democratic hold Swing


  1. ^ "Guide to U.S. Elections". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2016-02-17.