1843 Georgia gubernatorial election

The 1843 Georgia gubernatorial election was held on October 2.[1]

1843 Georgia gubernatorial election

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Nominee George W. Crawford Mark Anthony Cooper
Party Whig Democratic
Popular vote 38,713 35,325
Percentage 52.29% 47.71%

Governor before election

Charles James McDonald
Democratic

Elected Governor

George W. Crawford
Whig

The Whig candidate George W. Crawford defeated the Democratic challenger Mark A. Cooper and was elected Governor.[1]

The election was decided by 3,338 votes.

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

WhigEdit

DemocraticEdit

ResultsEdit

1843 Georgia gubernatorial election[citation needed]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Whig George W. Crawford 38,713 52.20%
Democratic Mark Anthony Cooper 35,325 47.71%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Our Campaigns - GA Governor Race - Oct 02, 1843". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 2021-07-20.
  2. ^ "George W. Crawford (1798-1872)". New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2021-07-20.
  3. ^ "Bioguide Search". bioguide.congress.gov. Retrieved 2021-07-20.