1857 Connecticut gubernatorial election

The 1857 Connecticut gubernatorial election was held on April 1, 1857. Former Lieutenant Governor and Republican nominee Alexander H. Holley defeated former congressman and Democratic nominee Samuel Ingham with 50.44% of the vote.

1857 Connecticut gubernatorial election

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Nominee Alexander H. Holley Samuel Ingham
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 31,709 31,156
Percentage 50.44% 49.56%

Governor before election

William T. Minor
Know Nothing

Elected Governor

Alexander H. Holley
Republican

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

  • Alexander H. Holley, Republican
  • Samuel Ingham, Democratic

ResultsEdit

1857 Connecticut gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Alexander H. Holley 31,709 50.44%
Democratic Samuel Ingham 31,156 49.56%
Majority 553
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns". Retrieved 2020-09-14.