1861 Boston mayoral election

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Boston mayoral election, 1861
← 1860 December 9, 1861[1] 1862 →
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Candidate Joseph Wightman Edward S. Tobey
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 6,765 5,795
Percentage 53.84% 46.12%

Mayor before election

Joseph Wightman
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Joseph Wightman
Democratic

The Boston mayoral election of 1861 saw the reelection of Joseph Wightman.

Results[edit]

1861 Boston mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph Wightman (incumbent) 6,765 53.84%
Republican Edward S. Tobey 5,795 46.12%
Other Scattering 5 0.04%
Turnout 12,565

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "RaceID=730632". Our Campaigns. Retrieved May 10, 2019.