1901 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1901

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Nominee Franklin Murphy James M. Seymour
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 183,814 166,681
Percentage 50.9% 46.1%

Governor before election

Foster McGowan Voorhees
Republican

Elected Governor

Franklin Murphy
Republican

The 1901 New Jersey gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1901. Republican nominee Franklin Murphy defeated Democratic nominee James M. Seymour with 50.88% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

  • Franklin Murphy, Republican
  • James M. Seymour, Democratic

Other candidates

  • Joel W. Brown, Prohibition Party
  • Charles H. Vail, Socialist
  • Frank W. Wilson, Socialist Labor Party of America

Results[edit]

New Jersey gubernatorial election, 1901[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Franklin Murphy 183,814 50.88%
Democratic James M. Seymour 166,681 46.14%
Prohibition Joel W. Brown 5,365 1.49%
Socialist Charles H. Vail 3,489 0.97%
Socialist Labor Frank W. Wilson 1,918 0.53%
Majority
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

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