1863 Minnesota gubernatorial election

The 1863 Minnesota gubernatorial election was held on July 10, 1863 to elect the governor of Minnesota.[1]

1863 Minnesota gubernatorial election
← 1861 July 10, 1863 1865 →
  StephenMiller.jpg Henry Titus Welles.jpg
Nominee Stephen Miller Henry T. Welles
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 19,628 12,739
Percentage 60.64% 39.36%

Governor before election

Henry A. Swift
Republican

Elected Governor

Stephen Miller
Republican

ResultsEdit

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1863[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Stephen Miller 19,628 60.64
Democratic Henry T. Welles 12,739 39.36
Total votes 32,367 100
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Biography of Minnesota. Minnesota: Higginson Book Company. 1900. pp. 144–147.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - MN Governor Race - Jul 10, 1863". Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "Minnesota Legislative Manual (Blue Book) - Chapter 10 Minnesota Elections" (PDF). Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2016-05-07.