1834 Virginia gubernatorial election

The 1834 Virginia gubernatorial election was held on 1 March 1834 in order to elect the Governor of Virginia. Democratic nominee and former United States Senator from Virginia and President pro tempore of the United States Senate Littleton Waller Tazewell won the election in the Virginia General Assembly as he ran unopposed.[1]

1834 Virginia gubernatorial election

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Nominee Littleton Waller Tazewell
Party Democratic
Popular vote 1
Percentage 100.00%

Governor before election

John Floyd

Elected Governor

Littleton Waller Tazewell

General election edit

On election day, 1 March 1834, Democratic nominee Littleton Waller Tazewell easily won the election as he ran unopposed. Tazewell was sworn in as the 26th Governor of Virginia on 31 March 1834.[2]

Results edit

Virginia gubernatorial election, 1834
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Littleton Waller Tazewell 1 100.00
Total votes 1 100.00
Democratic hold

References edit

  1. ^ Emily J. Salmon and Edward D.C. Campbell, Jr., "The Hornbook of Virginia History", ISBN 0-88490-177-7, 1994, p.109
  2. ^ "VA Governor". ourcampaigns.com. February 10, 2013. Retrieved May 12, 2023.