1875 Maryland gubernatorial election

The 1875 Maryland gubernatorial election took place on November 2, 1875.

1875 Maryland gubernatorial election

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  John Lee Carroll (Maryland Governor).jpg JamesMorrisonHarris.jpg
Nominee John Lee Carroll James Morrison Harris
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 85,454 72,530
Percentage 54.09% 45.91%

Governor before election

James Black Groome
Democratic

Elected Governor

John Lee Carroll
Democratic

Incumbent Democratic Governor James Black Groome did not seek re-election, having withdrawn his name from consideration prior to the Democratic state convention.[1]

Democratic candidate John Lee Carroll defeated Republican candidate James Morrison Harris.

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1879 Maryland gubernatorial election[2][3][4][5][6][7][a]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Lee Carroll 85,454 54.09%
Republican James Morrison Harris 72,530 45.91%
Majority 12,924 8.18%
Turnout 157,984
Democratic hold Swing

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Some sources give the result as Carroll 85,447, Harris 72,544.[8][9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Democratic Gubernatorial Convention". The Cecil Whig. Elkton, Md. July 24, 1875. p. 2. Retrieved 30 September 2021.
  2. ^ "MD Governor, 1875". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 30 September 2021.
  3. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2010). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1861-1911. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co. p. 8. ISBN 978-0-7864-4722-0.
  4. ^ "Gubernatorial Elections in Maryland 1838-2014". Archives of Maryland. 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2021.
  5. ^ Kallenbach, Joseph E.; Kallenbach, Jessamine S., eds. (1977). American State Governors, 1776-1976. I. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, Inc. p. 261. ISBN 0-379-00665-0.
  6. ^ Maryland Manual 1943-44 (PDF). Baltimore, Md.: The Maurice Leeser Company. p. 412.
  7. ^ Scharf, J. Thomas (1995). History of Western Maryland. I. Clearfield Company & Willow Bend Books. p. 358.
  8. ^ Gubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. 1998. p. 56. ISBN 1-56802-396-0.
  9. ^ Glashan, Roy R. (1979). American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978. Westport, CT: Meckler Books. pp. 134–135. ISBN 0-930466-17-9.