1834 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

The 1834 New Hampshire gubernatorial election was held on March 11, 1834.

1834 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

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Nominee William Badger
Party Democratic
Popular vote 28,542
Percentage 94.59%

Governor before election

Samuel Dinsmoor
Democratic

Elected Governor

William Badger
Democratic

Incumbent Democratic Governor Samuel Dinsmoor did not stand for re-election.

Democratic nominee William Badger was elected without formal opposition.

General election edit

Candidate edit

Results edit

1834 New Hampshire gubernatorial election[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][a]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William Badger 28,542 94.59%
Scattering 1,631 5.41%
Majority 26,911 89.19%
Turnout 30,173
Democratic hold Swing

Notes edit

  1. ^ Some sources give scattering votes as 1,455.[9][10] The result given is taken from the New Hampshire Senate Journal.

References edit

  1. ^ Glashan, Roy R. (1979). American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978. Westport, CT: Meckler Books. pp. 202–203. 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. Vol. I. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, Inc. p. 382. ISBN 0-379-00665-0.
  4. ^ "Journal of the Honorable Senate, of the State of New-Hampshire, at their Session, holden at the Capitol in Concord, commencing Wednesday, June 4, 1834". Journals of the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State of New Hampshire at Their Session, Holden at the Capitol in Concord Commencing. Concord: Moses G. Atwood: 6. 1834.
  5. ^ Lyon, G. Parker. The New-Hampshire Annual Register, and United States Calendar, for the year 1860. Concord: G. Parker Lyon. p. 43.
  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. 153.
  7. ^ Coolidge, A. J.; Mansfield, J. B. (1860). History and Description of New England. New Hampshire. Boston: Austin J. Coolidge. p. 708.
  8. ^ McGiffen, Steven P. (September 1986). "Ideology and the Failure of the Whig Party in New Hampshire, 1834-1841". The New England Quarterly. 59 (3). The New England Quarterly, Inc.: 387–401. doi:10.2307/365335. JSTOR 365335. Retrieved December 23, 2021.
  9. ^ "NH Governor, 1834". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 23, 2021.
  10. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2003). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860: The Official Results by State and County. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. p. 153. ISBN 978-0-7864-1439-0.