1806 Connecticut gubernatorial election

The 1806 Connecticut gubernatorial election took place on April 10, 1806. Incumbent Federalist Governor Jonathan Trumbull Jr. won re-election to a ninth full term, defeating Democratic-Republican candidate William Hart in a re-match of the previous year's election.

1806 Connecticut gubernatorial election

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Nominee Jonathan Trumbull Jr. William Hart
Party Federalist Democratic–Republican
Popular vote 13,413 9,460
Percentage 58.27% 41.10%

Governor before election

Jonathan Trumbull Jr.
Federalist

Elected Governor

Jonathan Trumbull Jr.
Federalist

ResultsEdit

1806 Connecticut gubernatorial election[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Federalist Jonathan Trumbull Jr. (incumbent) 13,413[a] 58.27%
Democratic–Republican William Hart 9,460 41.10%
Scattering 144 0.63%
Majority 3,953 17.17%
Turnout 23,017 100.00%
Federalist hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CT Governor, 1806". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
  2. ^ Glashan, Roy R. (1979). American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978. Westport, CT: Meckler Books. pp. 38–39. ISBN 0-930466-17-9.
  3. ^ Gubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. 1998. p. 44. ISBN 1-56802-396-0.
  4. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2003). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860: The Official Results by State and County. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. p. 17. ISBN 978-0-7864-1439-0.
  5. ^ Kallenbach, Joseph E.; Kallenbach, Jessamine S., eds. (1977). American State Governors, 1776-1976. I. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, Inc. p. 92. ISBN 0-379-00665-0.
  6. ^ "Connecticut 1806 Governor". Tufts Digital Collations and Archives. A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787–1825. Tufts University. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
  7. ^ "In Connecticut". Virginia Argus. Richmond, Va. May 30, 1806. p. 3. Retrieved 31 May 2021.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Some sources record the result as Trumbull 13,586, Hart 9,589; this includes 173 votes for Trumbull and 129 for Hart rejected by the General Assembly.