1850 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1850

← 1847 November 5, 1850 1853 →
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Nominee George Franklin Fort John Runk
Party Democratic Whig
Popular vote 39,726 34,054
Percentage 53.84% 46.16%

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Governor before election

Daniel Haines
Democratic

Elected Governor

George Franklin Fort
Democratic

The 1850 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1850. Democratic nominee George Franklin Fort defeated Whig nominee John Runk with 53.84% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • George Franklin Fort, Democratic
  • John Runk, Whig

Results[edit]

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1850[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic George Franklin Fort 39,726 53.84%
Whig John Runk 34,054 46.16%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

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