1883 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1883

← 1880 November 6, 1883 1886 →
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Nominee Leon Abbett Jonathan Dixon
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 103,856 97,047
Percentage 49.9% 46.6%

Governor before election

George C. Ludlow
Democratic

Elected Governor

Leon Abbett
Democratic

The 1883 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1883. Democratic nominee Leon Abbett defeated Republican nominee Jonathan Dixon with 49.93% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

  • Leon Abbett, Democratic
  • Jonathan Dixon, Republican

Other candidates

  • Solomon Parsons, Prohibition Party
  • Benjamin Urner, Greenback Party

Results[edit]

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1883[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Leon Abbett 103,856 49.93%
Republican Jonathan Dixon 97,047 46.65%
Prohibition Solomon Parsons 4,153 2.00%
Greenback Benjamin Urner 2,960 1.42%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

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