1876 Michigan gubernatorial election

The 1876 Michigan gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1876. Republican nominee Charles Croswell defeated Democratic nominee William L. Webber with 52.39% of the vote.

1876 Michigan gubernatorial election

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  Charles Croswell.jpg William L. Webber Freemason.png
Nominee Charles Croswell William L. Webber
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 165,926 142,492
Percentage 52.39% 44.99%

Governor before election

John J. Bagley
Republican

Elected Governor

Charles Croswell
Republican

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

Other candidates

  • Levi Sparks, Greenback

ResultsEdit

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1876[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles Croswell 165,926 52.39
Democratic William L. Webber 142,492 44.99
Greenback Levi Sparks 8,297 2.62
Total votes 316,715 100
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MI Governor - Nov 07, 1876". Our Campaigns. Retrieved November 26, 2019.