1821 Alabama gubernatorial election

The 1821 Alabama gubernatorial election was held on August 6, 1821, to elect the third Governor of Alabama. Democratic-Republican candidate Israel Pickens defeated fellow Democratic-Republican candidate Henry H. Chambers with 57.43% of the vote.

1821 Alabama gubernatorial election

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Nominee Israel Pickens Henry H. Chambers
Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Popular vote 9,616 7,129
Percentage 57.43% 42.57%

Governor before election

Thomas Bibb
Democratic-Republican

Elected Governor

Israel Pickens
Democratic-Republican

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • Israel Pickens, US Representative for North Carolina 1811-1817
  • Henry H. Chambers, Delegate to the Alabama Constitutional Convention and Alabama House member in 1820

ResultsEdit

1821 Alabama gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic-Republican Israel Pickens 9,616 57.43%
Democratic-Republican Henry H. Chambers 7,129 42.57%
Majority 2,487 14.85%
Turnout 16,745

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AL Governor". OurCampaigns. Retrieved June 10, 2020.