1849 Michigan gubernatorial election

The 1849 Michigan gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1849. Democratic nominee John S. Barry defeated Whig nominee Flavius J. Littlejohn with 54.22% of the vote.

1849 Michigan gubernatorial election

← 1847 November 6, 1849 1851 →
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Nominee John S. Barry Flavius J. Littlejohn
Party Democratic Whig
Popular vote 27,619 23,320
Percentage 54.22% 45.78%

Governor before election

Epaphroditus Ransom
Democratic

Elected Governor

John S. Barry
Democratic

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

ResultsEdit

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1849[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John S. Barry 27,619 54.22
Whig Flavius J. Littlejohn 23,320 45.78
Total votes 50,939 100
Democratic hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MI Governor - Nov 06, 1849". Our Campaigns. Retrieved November 26, 2019.