1897 Virginia gubernatorial election

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Virginia gubernatorial election, 1897

← 1893 November 2, 1897 1901 →
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Nominee James Hoge Tyler Patrick H. McCaull
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 110,253 56,739
Percentage 64.59% 33.24%

Governor before election

Charles T. O'Ferrall
Democratic

Elected Governor

James Hoge Tyler
Democratic

The 1897 Virginia gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1897 to elect the governor of Virginia.

Results[edit]

Virginia gubernatorial election, 1897[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Hoge Tyler 110,253 64.59%
Republican Patrick H. McCaull 56,739 33.24%
Prohibition L. A. Cutler 2,743 1.61%
Socialist Labor J. J. Quantz 528 0.31%
Independent James S. Cowden 414 0.24%
Write-ins 13 0.01%
Total votes 170,690 100.00%
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - VA Governor Race - Nov 02, 1897". Retrieved May 1, 2016.