1872 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1872

← 1870 September 3, 1872 (1872-09-03) 1874 →
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Candidate Julius Converse A.B. Gardner
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 41,946 16,613
Percentage 71.6% 28.4%

Governor before election

John W. Stewart
Republican

Elected Governor

Julius Converse
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1872 took place on September 3, 1872. Incumbent Republican John W. Stewart, per the "Mountain Rule",[1] did not run for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate Julius Converse defeated Democratic candidate A. B. Gardner to succeed him.

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1872[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Julius Converse 41,946 71.6 -1.8
Democratic/Liberal Republican A.B. Gardner 16,613 28.4 +1.9
N/A Other 14 0.0 0.0
Total votes 58,573 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hand, Samuel B. "Mountain Rule Revisited" (PDF). Vermont Historical Society. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 15 June 2015.