1860 Philadelphia mayoral election

The 1860 Philadelphia mayoral election saw the reelection of Alexander Henry.

1860 Philadelphia mayoral election
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Nominee Alexander Henry John Robbins
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 36,658 35,776
Percentage 50.61% 49.39%

Mayor before election

Alexander Henry
People's Party

Elected Mayor

Alexander Henry
Republican

This was the first Philadelphia mayoral election won by the then-young Republican Party.[1] Henry had previously been elected as a member of the "People's Party".[1]

ResultsEdit

1860 Philadelphia mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alexander Henry (incumbent) 36,658 50.61%
Democratic John Robbins 35,776 49.39%
Turnout 72,434

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Mayors of the City of Philadelphia 1691-2000". City of Philadelphia. Retrieved 28 April 2019.