1865 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1865

← 1862 November 7, 1865 1868 →
  Marcus Lawrence Ward (1812-1884) circa 1860.jpg Theodore Runyon cph.3a03195.jpg
Nominee Marcus Lawrence Ward Theodore Runyon
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 67,525 64,706
Percentage 51.07% 48.93%

Governor before election

Joel Parker
Democratic

Elected Governor

Marcus Lawrence Ward
Republican

The 1865 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1865. Republican nominee Marcus Lawrence Ward defeated Democratic nominee Theodore Runyon with 51.07% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Marcus Lawrence Ward, Republican
  • Theodore Runyon, Democratic

Results[edit]

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1865[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Marcus Lawrence Ward 67,525 51.07%
Democratic Theodore Runyon 64,706 48.93%
Majority
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guide to U.S. Elections". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2016-01-25.