1861 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1861
← 1859 November 5, 1861 1863 →
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Nominee Alexander Ramsey Edward O. Hamblin
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 16,274 10,448
Percentage 60.9% 39.1%

Governor before election

Alexander Ramsey
Republican

Elected Governor

Alexander Ramsey
Republican

The 1861 Minnesota gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1861 to elect the governor of Minnesota. Incumbent Alexander Ramsey was reelected to a second term.

Results[edit]

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1861[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alexander Ramsey 16,274 60.90
Democratic Edward O. Hamblin 10,448 39.10
Total votes 26,722 100
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MN Governor Race - Nov 05, 1861". 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.