1825 Missouri gubernatorial special election

The 1825 Missouri gubernatorial special election was held on December 8, 1825, to determine who would fill the remainder of the term of Frederick Bates who had died on August 4, 1825.[1] Governor Abraham J. Williams (who succeeded Bates) did not stand for election and John Miller was elected over William Carr, David Todd, and Missouri Attorney General Rufus Easton.

1825 Missouri gubernatorial special election
← 1824 December 8, 1825 1828 →
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Nominee John Miller William Carr
Party Democratic National Republican
Popular vote 2,793 1,610
Percentage 48.38% 27.89%

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Nominee David Todd
Party National Republican
Popular vote 1,291
Percentage 22.36%

Governor before election

Abraham J. Williams
Democratic-Republican

Elected Governor

John Miller
Democratic

ResultsEdit

1825 gubernatorial special election, Missouri[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Miller 2,793 48.38 +48.38
National Republican William Carr 1,610 27.89
National Republican David Todd 1,291 22.36
Democratic-Republican Rufus Easton 79 1.37
Majority 1,183 20.49 +6.09
Turnout 5,773
Democratic gain from Democratic-Republican Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SOS, Missouri – State Archives: Governors". Sos.mo.gov. Retrieved 2013-03-21.
  2. ^ "MO Governor – Special Election Race – Dec 08, 1825". Our Campaigns. 2005-03-08. Retrieved 2013-03-21.