1881 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1881

← 1880 November 8, 1881 (1881-11-08) 1882 →
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Nominee John Davis Long Charles Perkins Thompson
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Byron Weston James H. Carleton
Popular vote 96,609 54,586
Percentage 61.22% 34.59%

Governor before election

John Davis Long
Republican

Elected Governor

John Davis Long
Republican

Gubernatorial elections were held in Massachusetts on November 8, 1881.

Governor[edit]

Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1881[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Davis Long 96,609 61.22%
Democratic Charles Perkins Thompson 54,586 34.59%
Greenback Israel W. Andrews 4,889 3.10%
Prohibition Charles Almy 1,640 1.04%
Others Others 78 0.05%
Republican hold Swing

Lt. Governor[edit]

Massachusetts Lt. gubernatorial election, 1881[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Byron Weston 96,850 61.40%
Democratic James H. Carleton[3] 54,329 34.44%
Greenback George Dutton[4] 4,932 3.13%
Prohibition John Blackmer[5] 1,596 1.01%
Others Others 30 0.02%
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MA Governor, 1881". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b Manual for the Use of the General Court, 1882. Boston, MA: Rand, Avery, & Co., Printers to the Commonwealth. 1882.
  3. ^ Marion Banner. Marion, Kansas. 13 October 1881. p. 1 https://www.newspapers.com/clip/26445740/more_donohoe/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Fitchburg Sentinel from Fitchburg, Massachusetts on September 23, 1880 · Page 1". Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Past Prohibition Party Candidates...MA Vote Records". www.prohibitionists.org.