1888 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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1888 Minnesota gubernatorial election
← 1886 November 6, 1888 1890 →
  WilliamRMerriam.jpg Eugene McLanahan Wilson.jpg Hugh Galbraith Harrison.jpg
Nominee William Rush Merriam Eugene McLanahan Wilson Hugh G. Harrison
Party Republican Democratic Prohibition
Popular vote 134,355 110,251 17,026
Percentage 51.35% 42.14% 6.51%

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County Results


Merriam      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70-80%
Wilson      40-50%      50–60%      60–70%      70-80%



Governor before election

Andrew Ryan McGill
Republican

Elected Governor

William Rush Merriam
Republican

The 1888 Minnesota gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1888 to elect the governor of Minnesota.

Results[edit]

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1888[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Rush Merriam 134,355 51.35
Democratic Eugene McLanahan Wilson 110,251 42.14
Prohibition Hugh G. Harrison 17,026 6.51
Total votes 261,632 100
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MN Governor Race - Nov 06, 1888". Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  2. ^ "Minnesota Legislative Manual (Blue Book) - Chapter 10 Minnesota Elections" (PDF). Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2016-05-07.