1861 Ohio gubernatorial election

The 1861 Ohio gubernatorial election was held on October 8, 1861. National Union nominee David Tod defeated Democratic nominee Hugh J. Jewett with 57.68% of the vote.

1861 Ohio gubernatorial election

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Nominee David Tod Hugh J. Jewett
Party National Union Democratic
Popular vote 206,997 151,794
Percentage 57.68% 42.29%

Governor before election

William Dennison Jr.
Republican

Elected Governor

David Tod
National Union

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • David Tod, National Union
  • Hugh J. Jewett, Democratic

ResultsEdit

1861 Ohio gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Union David Tod 206,997 57.68%
Democratic Hugh J. Jewett 151,794 42.29%
Majority 55,203
Turnout
National Union gain from Republican Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kalb, Deborah (24 December 2015). Guide to U.S. elections. ISBN 9781483380353. Retrieved 2020-08-03.