1863 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election

The 1863 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election occurred on October 13, 1863. Incumbent governor Andrew Gregg Curtin, a Republican, was a candidate for re-election. Curtin defeated Democratic candidate George Washington Woodward to win another term.

1863 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election

← 1860 October 13, 1863 (1863-10-13) 1866 →
  Andrew Curtin2.jpg George Washington Woodward - Brady-Handy.jpg
Nominee Andrew Gregg Curtin George Washington Woodward
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 269,506 254,171
Percentage 51.5% 48.5%

1863 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results

Curtin:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Woodward:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

Governor before election

Andrew Gregg Curtin
Republican

Elected Governor

Andrew Gregg Curtin
Republican

ResultsEdit

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1863[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew Gregg Curtin (incumbent) 269,506 51.46
Democratic George Washington Woodward 254,171 48.54
N/A Others 2 0.00
Total votes 523,679 100.00

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PA Governor General Election". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 2 May 2013.