1852 Michigan gubernatorial election

The 1852 Michigan gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1852. Incumbent Democrat Robert McClelland defeated Whig nominee Zachariah Chandler with 51.07% of the vote.

1852 Michigan gubernatorial election

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  Robert Mc.jpg Zachariah Chandler.jpg Isaac P. Christiancy - Brady-Handy.jpg
Nominee Robert McClelland Zachariah Chandler Isaac P. Christiancy
Party Democratic Whig Free Soil
Popular vote 42,798 34,660 6,350
Percentage 51.07% 41.36% 7.58%

Governor before election

Robert McClelland
Democratic

Elected Governor

Robert McClelland
Democratic

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

Other candidates

ResultsEdit

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1852[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert McClelland (incumbent) 42,798 51.07
Whig Zachariah Chandler 34,660 41.36
Free Soil Isaac P. Christiancy 6,350 7.58
Total votes 83,808 100
Democratic hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MI Governor - Nov 02, 1852". Our Campaigns. Retrieved November 26, 2019.