1862 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

The 1862 Massachusetts gubernatorial election was held on November 4.

1862 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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Nominee John Albion Andrew Charles Devens
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 79,835 54,167
Percentage 58.82% 39.91%

Governor before election

John Albion Andrew
Republican

Elected Governor

John Albion Andrew
Republican

Governor John Albion Andrew was re-elected to a third term in office over Democratic General Charles Devens.

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1862 Massachusetts gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John Albion Andrew (incumbent) 79,835 58.82%  8.24
Democratic Charles Devens 54,167 39.91%  7.78
Write-in 1,733 1.28%  0.46
Total votes 135,735 100.00%
Republican hold Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MA Governor, 1862". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 7 May 2021.