1880 Alabama gubernatorial election

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Alabama gubernatorial election, 1880
← 1878 August 2, 1880 1882 →
  Rufus W. Cobb.jpg James Madison Pickens.jpg
Nominee Rufus W. Cobb James Madison Pickens
Party Democratic Greenback
Popular vote 134,905 42,363
Percentage 76.10% 23.90%

Governor before election

Rufus W. Cobb
Democratic

Elected Governor

Rufus W. Cobb
Democratic

The 1880 Alabama gubernatorial election took place on August 2, 1880 in order to elect the Governor of Alabama. Incumbent Democrat Rufus W. Cobb ran for reelection to a second term.

Results[edit]

Alabama gubernatorial election, 1880[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rufus W. Cobb 134,905 76.10
Greenback James Madison Pickens 42,363 23.90
Total votes 177,268 100.00
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AL Governor 1880". Our Campaigns. Retrieved October 29, 2016.