1867 Maine gubernatorial election

The 1867 Maine gubernatorial election was held on September 9, 1867. Incumbent Republican Governor and war hero Joshua Chamberlain defeated the Democratic candidate Eben F. Pillsbury.[1][2]

1867 Maine gubernatorial election

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Nominee Joshua Chamberlain Eben F. Pillsbury
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 57,713 45,990
Percentage 55.42% 44.16%

Governor before election

Joshua Chamberlain
Republican

Elected Governor

Joshua Chamberlain
Republican

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

RepublicanEdit

DemocraticEdit

  • Eben F. Pillsbury

ResultsEdit

Chamberlain won reelection to a second term, and won a majority of 11,723 votes.

1867 Maine gubernatorial election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Joshua Chamberlain (incumbent) 57,713 55.42%
Democratic Eben F. Pillsbury 45,990 44.16%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2010-06-11). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1861_ÑÐ1911: The Official Results by State and County. McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-5646-8.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - ME Governor Race - Sep 09, 1867". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 2021-09-13.