1871 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1871

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Nominee Joel Parker Cornelius Walsh
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 82,362 76,383
Percentage 51.88% 48.12%

Governor before election

Theodore Fitz Randolph
Democratic

Elected Governor

Joel Parker
Democratic

The 1871 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1871. Democratic nominee Joel Parker defeated Republican nominee Cornelius Walsh with 51.88% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Joel Parker, Democratic
  • Cornelius Walsh, Republican

Results[edit]

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1871[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Joel Parker 82,362 51.88%
Republican Cornelius Walsh 76,383 48.12%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

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