1857 Ohio gubernatorial election

The 1857 Ohio gubernatorial election was held on October 13, 1857. Incumbent Republican Salmon P. Chase defeated Democratic nominee Henry B. Payne with 48.67% of the vote.

1857 Ohio gubernatorial election

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  Mathew Brady, Portrait of Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, officer of the United States government (1860–1865).jpg Henry B. Payne - Brady-Handy.jpg
Nominee Salmon P. Chase Henry B. Payne
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 160,568 159,065
Percentage 48.67% 48.22%

Governor before election

Salmon P. Chase
Republican

Elected Governor

Salmon P. Chase
Republican

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

  • Salmon P. Chase, Republican
  • Henry B. Payne, Democratic

Other candidates

  • Philadelph Van Trump, American

ResultsEdit

1857 Ohio gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Salmon P. Chase (incumbent) 160,568 48.67%
Democratic Henry B. Payne 159,065 48.22%
Know Nothing Philadelph Van Trump 10,272 3.11%
Majority 1,503
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kalb, Deborah (24 December 2015). Guide to U.S. elections. ISBN 9781483380353. Retrieved 2020-08-12.