1873 Connecticut gubernatorial election

The 1873 Connecticut gubernatorial election was held on April 7, 1873. Former state legislator and Democratic nominee Charles R. Ingersoll defeated Republican nominee Henry P. Haven with 51.86% of the vote.

1873 Connecticut gubernatorial election

← 1872 April 7, 1873 1874 →
 
Nominee Charles R. Ingersoll Henry P. Haven
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 45,060 39,245
Percentage 51.86% 45.17%

County results
Ingersoll:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%
Haven:      40–50%      50–60%

Governor before election

Marshall Jewell
Republican

Elected Governor

Charles R. Ingersoll
Democratic

General election

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Candidates

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Major party candidates

  • Charles R. Ingersoll, Democratic
  • Henry P. Haven, Republican

Other candidates

  • Henry D. Smith, Temperance

Results

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1873 Connecticut gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Charles R. Ingersoll 45,060 51.86%
Republican Henry P. Haven 39,245 45.17%
Temperance Party Henry D. Smith 2,541 2.93%
Other Others 36 0.04%
Majority 5,815
Turnout
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References

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  1. ^ "Our Campaigns". Retrieved September 13, 2020.