1896 Alabama gubernatorial election

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Alabama gubernatorial election, 1896

← 1894 August 3, 1896 1898 →
  Joseph F Johnston-photo portrait.jpg Albert Taylor Goodwyn.jpg
Nominee Joseph F. Johnston Albert Taylor Goodwyn
Party Democratic Populist
Popular vote 128,549 89,290
Percentage 59.01% 40.99%

Governor before election

William C. Oates
Democratic

Elected Governor

Joseph F. Johnston
Democratic

The 1896 Alabama gubernatorial election took place on August 3, 1896, in order to elect the Governor of Alabama. Incumbent Democrat William C. Oates decided not to run for a second term in office.

Results[edit]

Alabama gubernatorial election, 1896[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph F. Johnston 128,549 59.01
Populist Albert Taylor Goodwyn 89,290 40.99
Other Write-ins 4 >0.01
Total votes 217,843 100.00
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AL Governor 1896". Our Campaigns. Retrieved October 27, 2016.