1862 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1862

← 1859 November 4, 1862 1865 →
  JoelParker-small.png Marcus Lawrence Ward (1812-1884) circa 1860.jpg
Nominee Joel Parker Marcus Lawrence Ward
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 61,307 46,710
Percentage 56.8% 43.2%

Governor before election

Charles Smith Olden
Republican

Elected Governor

Joel Parker
Democratic

The 1862 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1862. Democratic nominee Joel Parker defeated Republican nominee Marcus Lawrence Ward with 56.8% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Joel Parker, Democratic
  • Marcus Lawrence Ward, Republican

Results[edit]

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1862[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Joel Parker 61,307 56.8%
Republican Marcus Lawrence Ward 46,710 43.2%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "States at War, Volume 4: A Reference Guide for Delaware, Maryland, and New ..." Books.google.com. Retrieved 2016-02-17.