1895 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1895

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Nominee John W. Griggs Alexander T. McGill
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 162,900 136,000
Percentage 52.3% 43.6%

Governor before election

George Theodore Werts
Democratic

Elected Governor

John W. Griggs
Republican

The 1895 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1895. Republican nominee John W. Griggs defeated Democratic nominee Alexander T. McGill with 52.28% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

  • John W. Griggs, Republican
  • Alexander T. McGill, Democratic

Other candidates

  • Henry W. Wilbur, Prohibition Party
  • George B. Keim, Socialist Labor Party of America
  • William B. Ellis, Populist

Results[edit]

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1895[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John W. Griggs 162,900 52.28%
Democratic Alexander T. McGill 136,000 43.64%
Prohibition Henry W. Wilbur 6,661 2.14%
Socialist Labor George B. Keim 4,147 1.33%
Independent William B. Ellis 1,901 0.61%
Majority
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

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