1807 Delaware gubernatorial election

The 1807 Delaware gubernatorial election was held on October 6, 1807.

1807 Delaware gubernatorial election

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Nominee George Truitt Joseph Haslet
Party Federalist Democratic-Republican
Popular vote 3,309 3,062
Percentage 51.94% 48.06%

Governor before election

Nathaniel Mitchell
Federalist

Elected Governor

George Truitt
Federalist

Incumbent Federalist Governor Nathaniel Mitchell was not eligible for re-election under the Delaware Constitution of 1792.

Federalist nominee George Truitt defeated Democratic-Republican nominee Joseph Haslet with 51.94% of the vote.

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

1807 Delaware gubernatorial election[1][2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Federalist George Truitt 3,309 51.94%
Democratic-Republican Joseph Haslet 3,062 48.06%
Majority 247 3.88%
Turnout 6,371 100.00%
Federalist hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "DE Governor, 1807". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 8 December 2020.
  2. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 46.
  3. ^ Glashan 1979, pp. 50–51.
  4. ^ Dubin 2003, p. 26.

BibliographyEdit

  • Gubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. 1998. ISBN 1-56802-396-0.
  • Glashan, Roy R. (1979). American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978. Meckler Books. ISBN 0-930466-17-9.
  • Dubin, Michael J. (2003). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860: The Official Results by State and County. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-1439-0.