1809 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

The 1809 New Hampshire gubernatorial election took place on March 14, 1809. Incumbent Democratic-Republican Governor John Langdon was defeated for re-election by Federalist candidate, Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature Jeremiah Smith.

1809 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

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Nominee Jeremiah Smith John Langdon
Party Federalist Democratic–Republican
Popular vote 15,610 15,241
Percentage 50.38% 49.19%

Governor before election

John Langdon
Democratic–Republican

Elected Governor

Jeremiah Smith
Federalist

ResultsEdit

1809 New Hampshire gubernatorial election[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Federalist Jeremiah Smith 15,610[a] 50.38%
Democratic–Republican John Langdon (incumbent) 15,241 49.19%
Scattering 132 0.43%
Majority 369 1.19%
Turnout 30,983 100.00%
Federalist gain from Democratic–Republican Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Glashan, Roy R. (1979). American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978. Westport, CT: Meckler Books. pp. 200–201. ISBN 0-930466-17-9.
  2. ^ Gubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. 1998. p. 66. ISBN 1-56802-396-0.
  3. ^ Kallenbach, Joseph E.; Kallenbach, Jessamine S., eds. (1977). American State Governors, 1776-1976. I. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, Inc. p. 380. ISBN 0-379-00665-0.
  4. ^ "New Hampshire 1809 Governor". Tufts Digital Collations and Archives. A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787–1825. Tufts University. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  5. ^ Farmer, James. The New Hampshire Annual Register and United States Calendar, 1833. Concord: Marsh, Capen and Lyon. p. 18.
  6. ^ Carter, Hosea B., ed. (1891). "Gubernatorial Vote of New Hampshire – 1784 to 1890". The New Hampshire Manual for the General Court 1680–1891. Concord: Office of the Secretary of State. p. 151.
  7. ^ Journal of the Honorable Senate of the State of New Hampshire, at their Session, holden at Concord, on the first Wednesday of June, 1809. Concord: George Hough. August 1809. p. 11.
  8. ^ "New Hampshire Election". The enquirer. Richmond, Va. July 7, 1809. p. 2. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  9. ^ "NH Governor, 1809". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  10. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2003). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860: The Official Results by State and County. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. p. 149. ISBN 978-0-7864-1439-0.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ OurCampigns and Dubin record the result as Smith 15,823, Langdon 15,504. This appears to be the result of double-counting the vote in Coös County.[9][10]