1857 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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1857 Minnesota gubernatorial election
October 13, 1857 1859 →
  Henry Hastings Sibley2.jpg Alexander Ramsey.jpg
Nominee Henry Hastings Sibley Alexander Ramsey
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 17,790 17,550
Percentage 50.34% 49.66%

Governor before election

Samuel Medary
as Territorial Governor
Democratic

Elected Governor

Henry Hastings Sibley
Democratic

The 1857 Minnesota gubernatorial election was held on October 13, 1857 to elect the inaugural governor of Minnesota.

Results[edit]

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1857[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Hastings Sibley 17,790 50.34
Republican Alexander Ramsey 17,550 49.66
Total votes 35,340 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MN Governor Race - Oct 13, 1857". Retrieved May 7, 2016.