1874 Michigan gubernatorial election

The 1874 Michigan gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1874. Incumbent Republican John J. Bagley defeated Democratic nominee Henry Chamberlain with 50.37% of the vote.

1874 Michigan gubernatorial election

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  John J. Bagley City of Detroit.png Henry Chamberlain.jpg
Nominee John J. Bagley Henry Chamberlain
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 111,519 105,550
Percentage 50.37% 47.67%

Governor before election

John J. Bagley
Republican

Elected Governor

John J. Bagley
Republican

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

Other candidates

  • Thomas E. Carpenter, Prohibition

ResultsEdit

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1874[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Bagley (incumbent) 111,519 50.37
Democratic Henry Chamberlain 105,550 47.67
Prohibition Thomas E. Carpenter 3,937 1.78
Write-ins 417 0.19
Total votes 221,423 100
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MI Governor - Nov 03, 1874". Our Campaigns. Retrieved November 26, 2019.