1859 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1859
← 1857 November 8, 1859 1861 →
  Alexander Ramsey.jpg George Loomis Becker.jpg
Nominee Alexander Ramsey George Loomis Becker
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 21,335 17,582
Percentage 54.82% 45.18%

Governor before election

Henry Hastings Sibley
Democratic

Elected Governor

Alexander Ramsey
Republican

The 1859 Minnesota gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1859 to elect the governor of Minnesota.

Results[edit]

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1859[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alexander Ramsey 21,335 54.82
Democratic George Loomis Becker 17,582 45.18
Total votes 38,917 100
Republican gain from Democratic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MN Governor Race - Nov 08, 1859". Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Minnesota Legislative Manual (Blue Book) - Chapter 10 Minnesota Elections" (PDF). Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2016-05-07.