The 1826 Illinois gubernatorial election was the third quadrennial election for this office. former Territorial Governor Ninian Edwards was elected with a 49% plurality. State senator Thomas Sloo, Jr. came in second and Former Lieutenant Governor Adolphus Hubbard came in third.
|Jacksonian||Thomas Sloo Jr.||5,834||45.96||N/A|
|Anti-Jacksonian gain from Independent||Swing|
- Illinois Blue Book 1899