1863 Virginia gubernatorial election (Confederate)

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Virginia gubernatorial election, 1863 (Confederate)
← 1859 May 28, 1863 1863 (Union) →
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Nominee William Smith Thomas Flournoy George W. Munford
Party Democratic Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 28,613 23,543 7,478
Percentage 47.77% 39.16% 12.49%

Governor before election

John Letcher
Democratic

Elected Governor

William Smith
Democratic

The 1863 Virginia Confederate gubernatorial election was held on May 28, 1863 to elect the Confederate governor of Virginia. At the time, the governorship of the state was disputed as a result of the American Civil War.

Results[edit]

Virginia gubernatorial election, 1863 (Confederate)[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Smith 28,613 47.77%
Democratic Thomas Flournoy 23,543 39.16%
Democratic George W. Munford 7,478 12.49%
Write-ins 353 0.59%
Total votes 59,987 100.00%
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - VA CSA Governor Race - May 28, 1863". Retrieved May 2, 2016.