1867 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

The 1867 Massachusetts gubernatorial election was held on November 5.

1867 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

← 1866 November 5, 1867 (1867-11-05) 1868 →
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Nominee Alexander Bullock John Quincy Adams II
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 98,306 70,360
Percentage 58.24% 41.69%

Governor before election

Alexander Bullock
Republican

Elected Governor

Alexander Bullock
Republican

Governor Alexander Bullock was re-elected to a third term in office, defeating Democrat John Quincy Adams II.

Republican nominationEdit

CandidatesEdit

  1. ^ Possibly Francis E. Parker, a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society.

ResultsEdit

There was a motion to re-nominate Bullock by acclamation, but it was rejected and withdrawn.[1] Nonetheless, Bullock easily won on the first ballot against scattered opposition.

1867 Massachusetts Republican Convention[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alexander Bullock (incumbent) 933 82.71%
Republican Alexander H. Rice 110 9.75%
Republican J.A. Pond 50 4.43%
Republican Henry L. Dawes 19 1.68%
Republican John Albion Andrew 11 0.98%
Republican William Claflin 3 0.27%
Republican F. E. Parker 1 0.09%
Republican George B. Loring 1 0.09%
Total votes 1,128 100.00%

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1867 Massachusetts gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Alexander Bullock (incumbent) 98,306 58.24%  19.22
Democratic John Quincy Adams II 70,360 41.69%  19.23
Write-in 125 0.07%  0.01
Total votes 168,791 100.00%
Republican hold Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Massachusetts: Proceedings of the Republican State Convention in Worcester". The New York Times. 12 Sep 1867. p. 1.
  2. ^ "MA Governor, 1867". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 29 Mar 2021.