1861 Minnesota gubernatorial election

The 1861 Minnesota gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1861 to elect the governor of Minnesota. Incumbent Alexander Ramsey was reelected to a second term.

1861 Minnesota gubernatorial election
← 1859 November 5, 1861 1863 →
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Nominee Alexander Ramsey Edward O. Hamblin
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 16,274 10,448
Percentage 60.9% 39.1%

Governor before election

Alexander Ramsey
Republican

Elected Governor

Alexander Ramsey
Republican

ResultsEdit

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1861[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alexander Ramsey (incumbent) 16,274 60.90
Democratic Edward O. Hamblin 10,448 39.10
Total votes 26,722 100
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MN Governor Race - Nov 05, 1861". Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Minnesota Legislative Manual (Blue Book) - Chapter 10 Minnesota Elections" (PDF). Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2016-05-07.