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1849 Alabama gubernatorial election

The 1849 Alabama gubernatorial election took place on August 6, 1849 in order to elect the Governor of Alabama. Democrat Henry W. Collier won his first term with over 98% of the votes.

Alabama gubernatorial election, 1849
← 1847 August 6, 1849 1851 →
Turnout6.43%
  Governor Henry Watkins Collier.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Henry W. Collier Others
Party Democratic
Popular vote 37,281 692
Percentage 98.18% 1.82%

Governor before election

Reuben Chapman
Democratic

Elected Governor

Henry W. Collier
Democratic

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CandidatesEdit

Democratic PartyEdit

ElectionEdit

Alabama gubernatorial election, 1849[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry W. Collier 37,281 98.18
Other 692 1.82
Total votes 37,973 100.00
Democratic hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AL Governor 1849". Our Campaigns. Retrieved March 8, 2019.