1868 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1868

← 1867 September 8, 1868 (1868-09-08) 1869 →
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Candidate John B. Page John L. Edwards
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 42,615 15,289
Percentage 73.5% 26.4%

Governor before election

John B. Page
Republican

Elected Governor

John B. Page
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1869 took place on September 8, 1868. Incumbent Republican John B. Page, per the "Mountain Rule",[1] successfully ran for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont, defeating Democratic candidate John L. Edwards.

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1868[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John B. Page (inc.) 42,615 73.5
Democratic John L. Edwards 15,289 26.4
N/A Other 74 0.1
Total votes 57,978 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hand, Samuel B. "Mountain Rule Revisited" (PDF). Vermont Historical Society. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 5 January 2016.