1862 Oregon gubernatorial election

The 1862 Oregon gubernatorial election took place on June 2, 1862 to elect the governor of the U.S. state of Oregon. The election matched Republican Addison Crandall Gibbs against Democratic former member of the Territorial Legislature John F. Miller.[1] Gibbs defeated Miller in a landslide.[2]

1862 Oregon gubernatorial election

← 1858 June 2, 1862 1866 →
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Nominee A. C. Gibbs John F. Miller
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 7,039 3,450
Percentage 67.11% 32.89%

Governor before election

John Whiteaker
Democratic

Elected Governor

A. C. Gibbs
Republican

ResultsEdit

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1862[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican A. C. Gibbs 7,039 67.11
Democratic John F. Miller 3,450 32.89
Total votes 10,489 100
Republican gain from Democratic

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oregon Blue Book: Earliest Authorities in Oregon
  2. ^ Oregon State Archives: Oregon Governor's Records Guides
  3. ^ "Our Campaigns - OR Governor Race - Jun 02, 1862". Retrieved April 22, 2016.