1863 Louisiana gubernatorial election

The 1863 Louisiana gubernatorial (Confederate) election was the fourth election to take place under the Louisiana Constitution of 1852. As a result of this election Henry Watkins Allen became Governor of Confederate-controlled Louisiana.

1863 Louisiana gubernatorial election (Confederate)

← 1859 November 2, 1863 1864 (Union) →
Nominee Henry Watkins Allen
Party Democratic
Popular vote 8,037
Percentage 94.4%

Governor before election

Thomas Overton Moore

Elected Governor

Henry Watkins Allen


Popular Vote[1]

Party Candidate Votes received Percentage
Democratic Henry Watkins Allen 8,037 94.4%
Leroy Augustus Stafford 806 4.2%
J.W. Macdonald 226 1.2%
Others 37 0.2%

Preceded by
1859 Louisiana gubernatorial election
Louisiana gubernatorial elections Succeeded by
1864 Louisiana gubernatorial election (Union)


  1. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2014). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1861-1911: The Official Results by State and County. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. pp. 233–234. ISBN 978-0-7864-4722-0.