1807 New York gubernatorial election

The 1807 New York gubernatorial election was held in April 1807 to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New York. Despite losing New York City 1,673 votes to 1,807,[1] Daniel D. Tompkins defeated incumbent Morgan Lewis.

1807 New York gubernatorial election

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Nominee Daniel D. Tompkins Morgan Lewis
Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Alliance Clintonian Lewisite
Popular vote 35,074 30,989
Percentage 53.09% 46.91%

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Results by New York City ward

Governor before election

Morgan Lewis

Elected Governor

Daniel D. Tompkins


The Clintonian faction of the Democratic-Republican Party nominated associate justice of the New York Supreme Court of Judicature Daniel D. Tompkins. They nominated incumbent John Broome for Lieutenant Governor.

The Lewisite faction of the Democratic-Republican Party nominated incumbent Morgan Lewis. They nominated former Speaker of the New York State Assembly Thomas Storm for Lieutenant Governor.


The Clintonian ticket of Tompkins and Broome was elected.

New York gubernatorial election, 1807
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican (Clintonian) Daniel D. Tompkins 35,074 53.09%
Democratic-Republican (Lewisite) Morgan Lewis (incumbent) 30,989 46.91%
Total votes 66,063 100%


  1. ^ "Official Return of Votes". The New York Evening Post. May 2, 1807. Retrieved December 7, 2018.


Result: The Tribune Almanac 1841

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