1841 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election

The 1841 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election was between two candidates. Incumbent Governor David R. Porter ran for the Democratic Party, and defeated John Banks.

1841 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election

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Nominee David R. Porter John Banks
Party Democratic Whig
Popular vote 136,504 113,473
Percentage 54.44% 45.25%

1841 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County Results


Porter:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%
Banks:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Unknown/No Vote:

     

Governor before election

David R. Porter
Democratic

Elected Governor

David R. Porter
Democratic

ResultsEdit

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1841[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David R. Porter (incumbent) 136,504 54.44
Whig John Banks 113,473 45.25
Abolition Francis Julius LeMoyne 763 0.30
N/A Others 23 0.01
Total votes 250,763 100.00

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Miller, Herman P; Baker, W. Harry, eds. (1911). Smull's Legislative Handbook and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania. p. 542. hdl:2027/mdp.39015078603340.