1862 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

The 1862 New Hampshire gubernatorial election was held on March 11, 1862.[1]

1862 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

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Nominee Nathaniel S. Berry George Stark
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 32,150 28,566
Percentage 51.46% 45.73%

Governor before election

Nathaniel S. Berry
Republican

Elected Governor

Nathaniel S. Berry
Republican

Incumbent Republican Governor Nathaniel S. Berry defeated Democratic nominee George Stark in a re-match of the previous year's election.

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1862 New Hampshire gubernatorial election[8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Nathaniel S. Berry (incumbent) 32,150 51.46%
Democratic George Stark 28,566 45.73%
Independent Democrat Paul J. Wheeler 1,709 2.74%
Scattering 45 0.07%
Majority 3,584 5.73%
Turnout 62,470
Republican hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

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  5. ^ "Political". The daily Green Mountain freeman. Montpelier, Vt. February 7, 1862. p. 2. Retrieved 25 December 2021.
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  7. ^ Lyon, G. Parker (1864). "Obituary Notices". The New-Hampshire annual register, and United States calendar, for the year 1865. Concord: G. Parker Lyon.
  8. ^ "NH Governor, 1862". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 25 December 2021.
  9. ^ Glashan, Roy R. (1979). American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978. Westport, CT: Meckler Books. pp. 202–203. ISBN 0-930466-17-9.
  10. ^ Gubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. 1998. p. 67. ISBN 1-56802-396-0.
  11. ^ Kallenbach, Joseph E.; Kallenbach, Jessamine S., eds. (1977). American State Governors, 1776-1976. Vol. I. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, Inc. p. 386. ISBN 0-379-00665-0.
  12. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2010). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1861-1911. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-7864-4722-0.
  13. ^ Journal of the Honorable Senate of the State of New-Hampshire. June Session, 1862. Concord: Henry McFarland, State Printer. 1862. p. 10.
  14. ^ Lyon, G. Parker. The New-Hampshire Annual Register, and United States Calendar, for the year 1863. Concord: G. Parker Lyon. p. 124.
  15. ^ Carter, Hosea B., ed. (1891). "Gubernatorial Vote of New Hampshire – 1784 to 1890". The New Hampshire Manual for the General Court 1680–1891. Concord: Office of the Secretary of State. p. 156.