1884 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1884

← 1882 September 2, 1884 (1884-09-02) 1886 →
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Nominee Samuel E. Pingree Lyman W. Redington
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 42,524 19,820
Percentage 67.3% 31.4%

Governor before election

John L. Barstow
Republican

Elected Governor

Samuel E. Pingree
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1884 took place on September 2, 1884. Incumbent Republican John L. Barstow, per the "Mountain Rule",[1] did not run for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate Samuel E. Pingree defeated Democratic candidate Lyman W. Redington to succeed him.

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1884[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Samuel E. Pingree 42,524 67.3 -1.8
Democratic Lyman W. Redington 19,820 31.4 +3.5
Greenback Samuel Soule 635 1.0 -2.0
Independent Charles M. Stone 200 0.3 +0.3
N/A Other 19 0.0 0.0
Total votes 63,198 100

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.