1889 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1889

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Nominee Leon Abbett Edward Burd Grubb Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 138,245 123,992
Percentage 51.4% 46.1%

Governor before election

Robert Stockton Green

Elected Governor

Leon Abbett

The 1889 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1889. Democratic nominee Leon Abbett defeated Republican nominee Edward Burd Grubb Jr. with 51.37% of the vote.

General election[edit]


Major party candidates

  • Leon Abbett, Democratic
  • Edward Burd Grubb Jr., Republican

Other candidates

  • George M. La Monte, Prohibition Party


New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1889[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Leon Abbett 138,245 51.37%
Republican Edward Burd Grubb Jr. 123,992 46.08%
Prohibition George M. La Monte 6,853 2.55%
Democratic hold Swing


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