1888 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1888

← 1886 September 4, 1888 (1888-09-04) 1890 →
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Nominee William P. Dillingham Stephen C. Shurtleff
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 48,522 19,527
Percentage 69.9% 28.1%

Governor before election

Ebenezer J. Ormsbee
Republican

Elected Governor

William P. Dillingham
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1888 took place on September 4, 1888. Incumbent Republican Ebenezer J. Ormsbee, per the "Mountain Rule",[1] did not run for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate William P. Dillingham defeated Democratic candidate Stephen C. Shurtleff to succeed him.

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1888[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican William P. Dillingham 48,522 69.9 +3.9
Democratic Stephen C. Shurtleff 19,527 28.1 -2.0
Prohibition Henry M. Seely 1,372 2.0 -0.7
N/A Other 5 0.0 -0.1
Total votes 69,426 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hand, Samuel B. "Mountain Rule Revisited" (PDF). Vermont Historical Society. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 3 January 2015.