1844 Rhode Island gubernatorial election

The 1844 Rhode Island gubernatorial election was held on April 3, 1844.[1]

1844 Rhode Island gubernatorial election

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Nominee James Fenner
Party Law and Order
Popular vote 5,560
Percentage 96.39%

Governor before election

James Fenner
Law and Order

Elected Governor

James Fenner
Law and Order

Incumbent Law and Order Governor James Fenner won re-election without opposition.

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • James Fenner, Law and Order, incumbent Governor

ResultsEdit

1844 Rhode Island gubernatorial election[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Law and Order James Fenner 5,560 96.39%
Scattering 208 3.61%
Majority 5,352 92.79%
Turnout 5,768
Law and Order hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "State Election". Herald of the times. Newport, R.I. April 4, 1844. p. 3. Retrieved 23 October 2021.
  2. ^ "RI Governor, 1844". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 23 October 2021.
  3. ^ Gubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. 1998. p. 76. ISBN 1-56802-396-0.
  4. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2003). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860: The Official Results by State and County. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. p. 235. ISBN 978-0-7864-1439-0.
  5. ^ Glashan, Roy R. (1979). American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978. Westport, CT: Meckler Books. pp. 270–271. ISBN 0-930466-17-9.
  6. ^ Kallenbach, Joseph E.; Kallenbach, Jessamine S., eds. (1977). American State Governors, 1776-1976. I. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, Inc. p. 512. ISBN 0-379-00665-0.
  7. ^ Manual with Rules and Orders for the Use of the General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island, 1888-89. Providence: E. L. Freeman & Co., Printers to the State. 1888. p. 102.
  8. ^ "Tuesday Afternoon". Herald of the times. Newport, R.I. May 9, 1844. p. 3. Retrieved 23 October 2021.